Let’s make Scotland a Good Food Nation Now! SFC issue letter to Fergus Ewing

On June 27th the Scottish Food Coalition, of which SFYN Scotland are members, issued a joint letter to Fergus Ewing asking for the Good Food Nation bill consultation to commence and detailing the vision and key asks for a Good Food Nation bill from the SFC.

Prehistoric Scotland: The Real Paleo Diet

Is Scottish food just haggis, whiskey, neeps and tatties, fried Mars bars and Irn Bru? Each month food history enthusiast Sarah Gowanlock will be uncovering the real taste of Scotland by exploring it’s rich food history, from the Stone Age to today.

In a time when the majority of our food is imported, this series will allow you to take a closer look at how earlier Scots fed themselves and discover why oats were so important, what bog butter and guga is, how the food system changed after World War II and much more.

A month in the life of a Gastronomy student…

Stevie Williams is one of our new writers for SFYN Scotland and will be providing a monthly round-up of her journey studying the MSc Gastronomy at QMU, condensed from her weekly posts on her own blog, Duck.Egg.Sponge. Stevie hopes these posts provide you a brief insight into the breadth of food topics covered on this pioneering course…