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Voices of the Island Crofts - Portree 4th October

Voices of the Island Crofts is a unique opportunity in the Year of Scotland’s Islands for pupils from Crofting Connections schools to meet crofters at the Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) Gathering, on the Isle of Skye. Crofters from all over the Crofting Counties will hear children present the poetry, stories and songs of their own communities in Scots, Gaelic, Orcadian and Shetlandic dialects.

The culmination of this gathering will be a special performance of Voices of the Island Crofts at

The Venue

Portree High School

Tuesday 4th October at 7.30 pm



Nourish Scotland

Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2011
Pearce Institute in Govan, Glasgow
The new food economy:
Towards a secure and sustainable future for food in Scotland:

This conference explores the challenges and opportunities for making Scotland’s food system fairer, greener, smarter, healthier and wealthier. From square foot gardening to feeding nine billion people in 2050, from reducing obesity to city-region food plans, from farm subsidies to meat and methane, we join up the dots.

NourishConference2011Flyer.pdf (1 mb)