A group of volunteers who sell excess fruit and vegetables grown locally have revealed plans to open Aberdeen's only dedicated greengrocer.
Organic farmers in Scotland must change how they engage with people about the way they produce food if other farmers, consumers and policy makers are to take the sector more seriously, it has been claimed.
The Soil Association has called for more UK farmers to grow organic cereals for animal feed.
Sales of organic food and drink in Scotland increased by almost 20% last year, according to figures from the Soil Association.
Brexit could result in more Scottish farmers converting to organic production, claims Bell Ingram’s head of land management, Malcolm Taylor.
The area of land in Scotland that is devoted to organic farming has fallen by 4% to just over 300,000 acres, or 2.2% of agricultural land, according to new figures published by the Government's chief statistician.
Scottish organic food and drink sales rose by 11.7% last year, outperforming sales across the rest of the UK.
European officials have been urged to halt discussions around the future of Europe's organic regulations amid claims that overhauling them could harm the UK's organic sector.
Scotland's organic food and drink sector is back in growth with sales up 2.6% in the 52 weeks to January 31, 2016.
An organic certification body is the latest agricultural organisation to warn against Britain leaving the EU.
By anyone's estimations, it's not been the easiest year to be a farmer on the Orkney islands.
If you listen to the headlines, organic farmers have not had the best of times over the past few years.
The government needs to offer more support to the UK's organic farmers to help the sector thrive.
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New European regulations surrounding organic farming have the potential to devastate the sector in the UK, warns a leading organic body.
The outlook for the UK organic sector is looking brighter as sales have started to increase following the economic downturn.