This year has been designatedYear Of Food And Drink Scotland 2015and will be marked by numerous events throughout the length and breadth of the country, including in the Isle of Lewis and various other parts of the Western Isles. In Ness, Comunn Eachdraidh Nis is hoping to mark the occasion with an event highlighting traditional fare from the North Lewis area. No details of this are available, at this stage, but we will spread the news as soon as more information is released.
Here is an extract from the Visit Scotland website, providing some detail about Year of Food and Drink. For more information, check out their website at www.visitscotland.org
"Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 is a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland and Scotland Food & Drink.
The aim of Year of Food and Drink 2015 is to spotlight, celebrate and promote Scotland's natural larder and quality produce to our people and our visitors and in doing so, further develop Scotland's reputation as a land of food and drink."