THRIVE is free weekend school for budding food & drink and rural entrepreneurs.  It is delivered by SRUC and Queen Margaret University on two separate Saturdays. It is open to students, alumni and businesses. Day 1 – an online Business Skills day – will run on Saturday 23 September, and Day 2 – a face-to-face / hybrid Food Product Development day at QMU Edinburgh – will run on Saturday 14 October.  Full details can be found on our website here:

This year we are offering four webinars as part of the THRIVE programme – again all free and open to anyone.  So please do share this information and encourage any of the A4A members to sign up.  Details of the webinars are as follows: