Climate Feis – Food Growing Discussion

The Skye Climate Feis is a climate and environmental education festival in Northwest Scotland offering in-person and online events ahead of the COP26. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will contribute to the Festival’s online discussion on the benefits of growing your own food.

Instagram Live Panel on Scotland’s Good Bread Movement

In this Instagram Live Panel, Food Tank will welcome leaders in Scotland’s good bread movement. Panelists Debra Riddell, Andrew Whitley, and Federico Lubrani will discuss Scotland’s movement to improve the quality of wheat, expand access to good bread, and restore a connection with our food.

Instagram Live Panel on Sustainable Seafood in Scotland

In this Instagram Live Panel, Food Tank will welcome Scottish seafood and marine sustainability leaders Phil Taylor, Joan D’Arcy, and Caroline Rye to discuss unsustainable fishing practices in Scotland and opportunities for change.

Instagram Live: Wendy Barrie

Wendy Barrie is a cookery show presenter, food writer, and campaigner for local produce. She is the Founder and Director of the Scottish Food Guide, and leads Scotland’s Slow Food Ark of Taste, and co-founded The Scottish Bread Championship in 2017.

This Instagram Live is part of a series of interviews exploring Scotland’s food system, as Food Tank prepares to bring its immersive climate-focused musical to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August.

No-Deal Brexit May Hurt Scotland’s Agriculture Sector

Scotland could face serious problems under a no-deal Brexit—including severe damages to its import and export markets, customs delays and a weakening British Pound.

Scotland Pushes for a Good Food Nation Bill

Struggling with obesity and food insecurity, Scotland may have a great opportunity to become a good food nation. The Scottish Food Coalition has been campaigning for a Good Food Nation Bill to ensure everyone has access to healthy food.

Small Island Cookie Business Makes Big on Renewable Energy

The Scottish couple that started Island Bakery Organics found little success selling their cookies on such a sparsely populated island, but the Isle of Mull provides more than enough in sustainable energy and local ingredients.