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Theme 4 Food and drink

Sutherland has a fantastic natural larder producing first class beef, lamb, venison, salmon, sea fish and shellfish. The growing interest in the provenance, health and quality of food offers great potential for Sutherland's producers to capitalise on the attributes of food production in the county.

A list of actions of the Development and Action Plan gives more details of the actions identified and those being carried out.

Current projects


North West Sutherland Foodlink have secured funding from the Community Project Development Scheme, administered by Sutherland Partnership, to hire a consultant to produce a business plan and investigate opportunities for expansion.

Useful links


Dornoch Farmers Market

North West Sutherland Foodlink

Mey Selections

Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards

Scottish Association of Farmers' Markets

Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society

Scottish Crofting Federation

Scotland Food and Drink

Crofting Connections

Visit Scotland - Eat Scotland

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

If you would like further information or would like to comment on the Development and Action Plan please contact Fiona Mackenzie, Development Officer on 01549 402 646 or at devofficer@sutherlandpartnership.org.uk.