Posted: 22/01/2015

SCA to run £1,000 Dougal Campbell cheese-making bursary in 2015

The Dougal Campbell Award bursary will return this year and is now open to both organic and non-organic cheese-makers.

Launched last year by the Specialist Cheesemakers Association with organic certification body the Soil Association, the award is now solely being run by the SCA.

The of the award will receive £1,000, plus a free ticket and accommodation at the SCA’s annual farm visit.

Both existing and aspiring producers in the UK are eligible to enter and the SCA is keen to receive applications from young cheese-makers and dairy farmers looking to diversify.

Organic cheese-maker Dougal Campbell, who died in 2005, was a founder member of the SCA and a member of the Soil Association Council.

Applications must be submitted by Friday 20 March 2015.

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