FORTH VALLEY FOOD FESTIVAL CELEBRATES LOCAL LARDER

Forth Valley Food Festival (12–21 October) kicks off this weekend, celebrating the best of the local larder. The festival will highlight over 20 of the regions local food producers and providers, from Arnprior Pumpkins to Stirling’s new online food market, NeighbourFood. There’ll also be a programme of local food activities and farm experiences for the [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|

FARMERS FLYING HIGH AFTER TOURISM AWARD NOMINATION

Stirlingshire’s Sea King helicopter holiday home has been shortlisted for a top Innovation in Tourism award from Visit Scotland. Helicopter Glamping at Mains Farm Wigwams, Thornhill has been named as an outstanding candidate by the organisers of the Thistle Awards – Scotland’s premier awards for the tourist industry. Owner Louise Cross said: “We’re very proud [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|

ROCKET MAN FLIES INTO STIRLING TO SAVE THE FUTURE OF LOCAL FOOD

Cork chef, Jack Crotty, known locally as ‘The Rocket Man’, has come to the rescue of Stirling’s online food market with a new e-commerce platform, NeighbourFood. Stirling Food Assembly was threatened with closure after the French organisation announced in July that it would be pulling out of the UK in September, closing all 70 of [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|