Kirriemuir Tattie Day 2023

Saturday 25th February, 2023 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kirriemuir Town Hall, 28-30 Reform Street, Kirriemuir, DD8 4BS

Sustainable Kirriemuir and Potato House bring you Kirriemuir Tattie Day 2023!

What is Tattie Day?

An opportunity to celebrate the humble tattie. Pick up your seed tatties from the experts at Potato House (Skea Organics), who offer specialty, heritage, and organic seed tatties and eaters. Over thirty varieties will be available on the day.

Why do we want to celebrate local food and growing?

We are passionate about all aspects of local food, whether locally grown, processed locally, or sold through local shops and markets. We want to build a more accessible and resilient food system where communities can come together to grow and eat more local food and celebrate the seasons. Our actions can make a big difference. As consumers, we can reduce the emissions and wider environmental costs related to our food by supporting local producers.

Meet the Experts

Do you have a question about how to grow potatoes, which variety to choose, or any pest and disease issues? If so, then Tattie Day is the place to be! Experts John M Marshall and Andrew Skea will be on hand to answer your tattie related questions.


Doors Open at 11am

12.00pm Climate Resilient Growing with Kate Everett, Permaculture Expert.

12.30pm Nature’s Warp & Weft; wildflowers as the foundation of your spaces for nature with Fiona Guest, Scotia Seeds.

1.00pm Stovies & Stories – grab a cup of stovies, mingle with your fellow tattie enthusiasts and share your stories of the humble potato.

1.30pm ‘Saving Your Own Seed’ with Sue.

2.00pm Panel Discussion: Farming in a Changing Climate


Virginia Osborne, Kinclune Estate & Organic Farm
Claire Pumfrey, Buglife Scotland
Andrew Skea, Potato House& Skea Organics
Archie Gibson, Agrico
William Houstoun , Regenerative Farmer

Chair- Kate Munro ( Sustainable Kirriemuir Chair & Tayside Climate Action Coordinator )

3.15pm Heritage Potatoes “What’s all the fuss?” a Tattie Talk by John M Marshall, Tattie Expert.

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