Upon moving to Romania in 2004, Christian Hani and his family established Bio-Farmland, an 800-hectare family farm that specialises in growing several different cereal varieties. At the start of 2021, Bio-Farmland became certified with the Biocyclic Vegan Standard, making them one of only a few cereal farms in the world right now to be run using stock-free/veganic methods.

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Farmers’ Survey Video

Farmers’ Survey Video Everyone can watch the video part of the survey intended for active farmers and crofters. The results of the survey are published on the Stockfree Farming website and shared with other organisations including governmental and media to understand and support the needs of farmers and crofters while they adapt to multiple changes:

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Artisan Growers to Move

Artisan Growers to Move Aberdeenshire farmers The Artisan Grower to move to new home on hotel estate and revive historic walled gardens From the Press and Journal: The Artisan Grower near Kirkton in Aberdeenshire will move five miles up the road to their new 10-acre farm which will be housed on Pittodrie House Hotel Estate.

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Back to the Woods

Back to the Woods Former Rural Skills teacher, Robin Bell, acquired a 90-acre croft not far from Oykel Bridge in Sutherland three years ago. His ancestors worked this land before the Sutherland clearances so Robin wanted to return to it. The croft was once a township and the ruined remains of 16-17 cottages on the

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Kelp Crofting

Three hundred years on from the collapse of the island kelp industry, marine scientist, Dr Kyla Orr, and her two colleagues, Alex Glasgow and Martin Welch, are bringing KelpCrofting back to the west coast with a proposal for a 11.5 hectare kelp farm in the waters south of Pabay, Isle of Skye. (Photos courtesy of

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Green Grow Food

Green Grow Food Green Grow is a project created by Aurora Sustainability located in Forres, Moray. Aurora Sustainability is a circular economy business – meaning that they reuse waste from other businesses to create their sustainably grown product, recycling-on any waste that they themselves may generate. The circular, or regenerative approach, is in contrast to

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Crate to Plate

Crate to Plate Grow Veggies Anywhere! If you think you can’t grow veggies in your part of Scotland, think again! Former investment banker, Sebastian Sainsbury, founded Crate to Plate – a company growing greens in hydroponic towers in shipping containers. Spinach, kale, lettuce greens, herbs and microgreens are amongst the produce they are selling both

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