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ACCESS TO CROFTING TOOLKIT COURSES

A classroom-based introduction to Scottish agriculture directly related to crofters and smallholders. Peer to peer support and a face to face training weekend with industry experts to give you a step up to starting out in crofting, taking on a croft or just to update your knowledge.

All our Access to Crofting Toolkit Courses cost £70 per person, we have limited fully-funded places available for anyone aged 16 - 25, sponsored by the MacRobert Trust.

ARGYLL- Kilmartin Museum: 2 day course, 17th & 18th February 2018

MORAY - Station Hotel, Rothes: 2 day course, 2nd & 3rd March 2018 FULLY BOOKED

Taking register of interest for academic year 18/19 venues will be chosen according to geographical preference - register your interest for ACT today!!

To book a place contact Cathy on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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BITESIZE SKILLS COURSES

A hands-on range of one day bite-sized skills courses for the croft, from fencing to fleece and everything in between, across the Highlands and Islands.

(Limited fully-funded places are available for anyone aged 16-25, sponsored by the MacRobert Trust)

MORAY: Cost: £40 per person unless otherwise stated.

Practical Pigkeeping: Sunday, 13th May 2018, venue TBC FULLY BOOKED

ARGYLL: Cost: £40 per person unless otherwise stated.

Scything: 19th & 20th May 2018 - Cost: £80 per person - 2 Day Course

Croft Woodland: Saturday, 24 March 2018 - Free for existing Crofters and Smallholders or £40 per person

Permaculture: Saturday, 26 May 2018

Animal Husbandry: Sunday, 24 June 2018 - Participants must ensure they have an up to date Tetanus and follow biosecurity measures.

Horticulture: Saturday, 30th June 2018

WESTER ROSS: Cost: £40 per person unless otherwise stated.

Introduction to Beekeeping: 10 March 2018, Aultbea, Gairloch 1 place at Gairloch and 2 places at Aultbae available.

SPEYSIDE: Cost: £40 per person unless otherwise stated.

Croft Woodland Workshop, Lynbrek Croft, Speyside: 31 March 2018 - Free for existing Crofters and Smallholders or £40 per person

For more information and to register your interest and reserve a space contact Cathy on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 01854 612220

PRINCE’S COUNTRYSIDE FUND - ADDED VALUE COURSES

TOWNSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

The Scottish Crofting Federation are delighted to facilitate these
part-funded development events for crofting townships, interest groups
and grazings committees. If you are part of such a group and would like
to access this support please get in touch to find out more!

Croft Visits, Visiting Speakers and Demo Days at your convenience!

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To register your interest and request full details for arranging your own event please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Our training is available for aspiring, new and existing crofters and open to anyone with an interest in learning more about rural skills and crofting. Our courses are aimed at people interested in developing knowledge and skills in crofting, both for new entrants and to support existing crofters in best practice and improving performance.

What courses would you like to see running and where? Let us know your training needs by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

We are looking forward to running a township event with the Shetland Sheep Society in Dornoch next Spring, details coming soon

CONTACT

Training related enquiries can be made to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by calling 01854 612220.

General enquiries can be made to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by calling SCF HQ on 01599 530 005.


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