Food Lochaber – Growing Food Locally

Lochaber Environmental Group has been awarded funding from the Local Connect Regional Food Fund, which seeks to celebrate and promote locally produced food and drink throughout Scotland.

The ‘Food Lochaber’ initiative aims to stimulate the production and consumption of local food in the region by encouraging partnerships between residents, restaurants and retail with local producers who employ sustainable traditional crofting practices and organic principles.

The aim of Food Lochaber is to build a robust, sustainable, and collaborative local food market where the provenance of the produce is clear, the food miles are low, and the consumer develops an appreciation of what produce is in season.

This exciting initiative will allow producers to support each other and enable consumers to access food that has been grown locally.  Events will take place throughout 2019.

You can order your box of locally sourced produce from the Food Lochaber Open Food Network Shop Here

If you are a local producer and would like to join Food Lochaber Growers Group,  please get in touch with Stephen on 01397 700090 or email stephen@lochaberenviro.org.uk  or you can contact us via the Food Lochaber website.

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