PRODUCERS & SHOPS
If you love all things cheese then St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese is the place for you. Discover the process of making Artisan cheese with the milk sourced from the farms own herd of Friesian Holstein.
Pick your own fruit and vegetables at Broadslap Farm in Perthshire. Not only will you get to taste locally grown food, but it will help to reduce your food miles too.
Make a trip to Wilson’s Farm & Kitchen for the ultimate field-to-fork experience. Take a farm tour, watch a sheepdog demonstration and, of course, say hello to the adorable farm animals.
You may have heard of food miles. These are calculated on how far your food has travelled before reaching your plate. You can easily reduce this by visiting some of our fantastic farmers’ markets.
It’s not just our attractions who are leading the way when it comes to eating local, many of our restaurants take great pride in making delicious dishes from scratch, working closely with local food and drink producers from across Scotland. Why not try:
- Howie’s Restaurant in Edinburgh is renowned for its meat and seafood dishes; enjoy mouth-watering lobsters from Eyemouth, haddock from Peterhead, salmon from the Shetland Isles, or perhaps duck will take your fancy?
- Mharsanta in Glasgow takes their Scottish food and drink offering very seriously too. The restaurant works alongside Rodgers the Butchers, Graham’s Dairy, MacSweens Haggis, The Fish People and craft beer companies, including Innis & Gunn, to provide visitors with a Scottish dining experience like no other!
Can you handle the heat of the kitchen? Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s most famous chefs and take part in a cooking class. Ballintaggart, Nick Nairn Cook School and The Station House Cookery School will help put your culinary skills to the test as you serve up and sample your wonderful foodie creations.