Events

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Slow Food Event

Slow Food East Highland and Moray Convivium
invites you to an evening of droving tales, music and food at Bogbain Farm on Thursday March 6th

The programme starts at 7 pm and will include:
• An introduction to Slow Food, by Pam Rodway, convivium leader and member of Slow Food UK Ark of Taste Commission
• A supper of soup(V), Highland beef, stovies(V), cheese and oatcakes, prepared by Charlie Lockley of Boath House and the chefs at Bogbain
• An introduction to the Knockie collection of Highland airs, with music, by Bruce MacGregor, Blazin' Fiddler
• A talk on the songs and routes of Highland drovers by Rob Gibson, local SF member and MSP


Cost (including supper) - Slow Food members £10.00 - (you can join on the night); non-members £12.00
not including drinks, but there will be a selection of local beer, whisky, wines and fruit juices
(V) soup, stovies, cheese and oatcakes will be available in vegetarian options
For more information or to book, contact: Pam Rodway - 01309 676566 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
or Bruce MacGregor at Bogbain - 01463 772800 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

Courses at Strathcarron Centre

STRATHCARRON CENTRE
March/April Courses and Workshops
BASIC FOOD HYGIENE
March 6th – Lochcarron Hall £55.00
Full Day Course
BASIC CHAINSAW –LANTRA CERT
Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cut/Fell to 15”
March 17th -21st inc
5 Day Course – From £165.00
Tourism - BUILDING A POSITIVE WELCOME
March 26th – Lochcarron Hall - £25.00
Half Day Workshop (Sponsored by Lochcarron Business Association)
TRANSPORT OF LIVESTOCK BY ROAD
NPTC ASSESSMENTS
March 27th £50.00 (Short Journey)
Short training session followed by the NPTC Assessment
Choose from any of the three times (assessment averages 30mins)
First Session 9.00am / Second Session 10.00am / Third Session 11.00am
PESTICIDES AND KNAPSACK SPRAYING (PA1 PA6)
April 16th – 17th – £220.00
Two day course with assessments to follow on a separate day
For further information on any of the above contact:
STRATHCARRON CENTRE
Tel; 01520 722882 - E. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

Carbon Footprinting

Workshop on carbon foot printinting for food and drink producers

Many businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of carbon footprinting and Highlands and Islands Food & Drink Forum wants to address this and help food and drink businesses gain a competitive advantage.
Workshops will be held in the following venues:
Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall on Wednesday, 5th March at 9.30am
• Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway on Thursday, 13th March at 1.30pm
• The Aqualibrium Centre, Campbeltown on Monday, 17th March at 9.30am

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