Aims of Local Origins Rural Network

1                    The name of the organisation is Local Origins Rural Network“                              hereinafter referred to as LORN or the Association.

Purposes

2                    The organisation’s purposes are:

To create social, economic and environmental sustainability in our North Argyll community.

 This overall aim will be achieved through a number of supporting objectives.

The Network will –

  • Promote all aspects of sustainability to our local population in a way that provides bitesize, achievable, accessible actions for each of us to undertake.
  • Develop active networks within our community and between LORN and related organisations.
  • Plan and deliver a range of educational activities to encourage responsible and sustainable uses of our local resources.
  • Promote local food and creativity to the local population
  •  Improve the local primary skills and producer businesses with business development support.
  • Promote greater awareness of our local environment and heritage.
  • Actively work with and support local, regional and national organisations who share our aims, by facilitating, promoting and engaging in activities and projects to further these aims.

The area we cover is from Loch Craignish (Ardfern) to Loch Leven (Glencoe)

The topics of sustainability we are most interested in : Education : Energy : Waste : Primary Enterprise : Transport : Heritage : Health & Wellbeing : Food : Skills : Environment