Crofting Connections Phase 2 was funded by the Scottish Government, Heritage Lottery Fund and Highlands & Islands Enterprise. Office space in Inverness has been provided as an in-kind contribution by Scottish Natural Heritage, one of our funders from Crofting Connections Phase 1.
We are currently receiving Scottish Government funding while we look at the next steps for Crofting Connections.
An alert over bird flu in Europe has led the Scottish Government to order all poultry in Scotland to be kept indoors for 30 days.
A few of our Crofting Connections schools that keep poultry have been telling us what they are doing to cope with the situation and what the children make of it.Read full article: What do we do about avian flu?
Pupils in Gergask Primary school have been following the sheep year at a local farm from before birth all the way to the sales. This was celebrated with a roast lamb dinner on 22nd November provided by Cathy and Archie from Breakachy farm.Read full article: Roast lamb dinner in Gergask Primary School