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The Lanarkshire nursery leading strawberry growing in Scotland

9 Sep 2013

Richland Nurseries in Cleghorn produce year-round harvest of Elsanta variety

John Hannah’s family have grown soft fruit at Cleghorn’s Richland Nurseries since 1938, but now John and his wife Louise are the Clyde Valley’s only remaining strawberry growers. They produce both spring and autumn crops of the all-rounder Elsanta…

Berry good: the rise of the raspberry in Scotland, and the best places to pick your own

1 May 2009

David Pollock goes by Glen Clova and Glen Ample to discover why raspberries are Scotland’s superberry.

Scotland's finest food & drink attractions, by the Woman Who Ate Scotland

1 May 2009

It’s not just restaurants, pubs and shops where the country’s produce plays a central role – there are many attractions, visitor centres and other diversions too. Nell Nelson, the Woman Who Ate Scotland, offers this selected traveller’s guide.