Food Assemblies

March 2018  Dingwall Food Assembly update

The Dingwall Food Assembly is going from strength to strength, we have been ‘open’ for over 4 months and have average weekly sales in excess of £1000.  It is incredible to think this translates to over £18,000 being spent in local economy. 

Our product range is increasing all the time and customers are happy with the offer, however, there is always potential for growth, so if anyone would like to join our Assembly as a producer then please do get in touch.  The more the merrier! 

We are approaching 500 registered customers, so the word is spreading.  We hope to entice as many of these customers as possible to place an order and are keen to hear ideas of how we can make our offer as appealing as possible.  Please do get in touch via our Facebook page or email Emma at

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November 2017    Dingwall Food Assembly off to a good start

Wednesday 8 November was the third pickup day for the new Dingwall Food Assembly  -  from 4.00 - 6.00 at Dingwall Academy.

Emma Whitham, market organiser, said

"The Dingwall Food Assembly has made a brilliant start with customers relishing the opportunity to purchase fresh, local, seasonal produce weekly.  We have 14 producers signed up and over 250 products on offer each week.  This is set to increase as we approach Christmas.  Collections have been fun, with producers and customers enjoying meeting each other; sharing food and recipe ideas.  Our venue, Dingwall Academy, is a real asset to our Assembly and we have pupils volunteering as personal shoppers to give the customers a warm and welcome friendly experience."

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Food Assemblies in Dingwall and Inverness are a new convenient way to shop locally.

You place your order and pay online with any of the participating producers and suppliers, and once a week they bring your order to a central point for you to collect.  Nothing could be simpler!

On the Black Isle we are fortunate to have two assemblies within easy reach, one in Inverness already up and running, and one in Dingwall starting later in October.  There is a simple process to register with an assembly, after which you order online at your convenience and pick up once a week.  Ordering usually closes a clear day before collection.

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