About Us

RHET Dumfries & Galloway Countryside Initiative exists to to assist teachers and pupils throughout Dumfries and Galloway in their studies of Scottish countryside issues by providing reliable, balanced and independent information about farming, food production and other parts of the rural economy.


If you would like to find out more about Dumfries & Galloway Countryside Initiative and the support we provide, please contact us.




Count And Grow

Children are set the challenge of growing the heaviest crop of potatoes through a national competition.

Farm Visit Guidelines

This document has been produced by the RHET to assist teachers and farmers
when planning an educational visit to a farm..

Some companies who have employed Teak specialists directly from Scotland include teak garden furniture