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Smallholding Scotland 2015

We're helping to organise Scotland's first conference for smallholders. Come and join us in Perth in February for a day of learning, sharing and networking.

Scottish Smallholder Conference

courses

Smallholding Courses

We run various courses throughout the year at TAS headquarters in the east of Scotland, including poultry keeping, sheep keeping, and an introduction to smallholding. 2015 bookings now being taken.

Smallholding Courses

guide

Introduction to Poultry Keeping

We once read somewhere that poultry is usually the first "livestock" enterprise that budding smallholders are likely to undertake. In this guide we'll take you through everything you need to know about keeping hens.

An introduction to pig keeping

recipe

Mushroom Soup

A wonderful mushroom soup, lifted by the classic combination of garlic and parsley. It can be made with variety of any mushroom, or even a mixture, but is best with a dark-gilled mushroom or chestnut mushrooms.

Mushroom Soup with Parsley & Garlic

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TAS T-shirts

Our TAS t-shirts feature a unique design reflecting many aspects of smallholding. They are screen-printed onto high quality, heavy-weight cotton t-shirts.

TAS t-shirts

Moving pictures

Pig preparation

Pig preparation

With 3 Tamworth weaners arriving in a few days we've been preparing the ark and their pens.

From the Diary

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    Tomato Soup

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    Cheese and onion quiche

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    Snowballs

    If you fancy making some home made sweet treats for Christmas (or anytime), these snowballs are…

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