Fruit and Veg Farming - John Sinclair

Episode 3,   Jun 27, 2022, 07:30 AM

John Sinclair talks about farming a variety of fruit and veg at Craigie's Farm just outside Edinburgh.

Fancy picking your own berries?  How about picking your own veg too?
John Sinclair from Craigie's Farm shares his passion for helping people connect with the field to fork journey.   

We chat about the wide range of fruit and veg grown at Craigie's Farm and John's vital role in quality control - tasting the first of the strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, cherries... 

Listen to hear about the changes at the farm over the years, and the seasonality of fruit and veg grown in Scotland.

Relevant links:


Instagram: @craigies_farm_shop and @craigieslittlefarmers

Twitter: @craigiesfarm

Scotland Food and Drink seasonal calendar Seasonality calendar | Scotland Food and Drink

VegPower, Seasonal Vegetables Report (2021) VegPower-Market-Insight-Report_Seasonal-Vegetables-Final.pdf (

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