If you are
a farmer, rather than a member of the public, please read on to
find out how you can get involved.
to all the valuable things you already do on farm to support the
wider agricultural industry, there are some other things you can
do to support the What’s on your plate? campaign.
Making a difference
needn’t be a hassle and it needn’t cost you a penny.
There are many small and simple actions that you can take which
will still make an impact. Below are our top five, but we’ve
listed others at the bottom of the page if you would like additional
Hand out our campaign leaflets to consumers
Supermarkets, town centres, shows, events etc. are all good places
to reach consumers with the positive messages about farming. Download
and print a leaflet and hand some out to help raise public
awareness or call NFUS for some copies to be sent in the post.
Get a non-member involved
If you are a member of NFUS, get a non-member involved and help
boost membership as well as helping to increase the influence
the Union has – the more members we have the more we will
be listened to by those who make the decisions. You can also spread
the word to existing members and make sure that they become involved
in the campaign too. To join the NFUS click
Why not visit a local school, WI group, Rotary Club to speak to
others, particularly the younger generation, about the benefits
that farming delivers? To find out more about getting involved
with education the future generation, visit www.rhet.org.uk
Write to your local newspaper or local authority procurement director
or school to tell them about the benefits of Scottish produce
and encourage their support for the What’s on your plate?
Create a promotional roadside trailer
Why not create a promotional trailer in one of your fields to
highlight to passing motorists the What’s on your plate?
website so that they can have a browse?
can download the artwork here
and then take it to your local printer who ought to be able to
print you up a trailer sized banner.