Events

Farm walkWelcome to our events listings which include a farm walk programme on organic farms across the UK; dedicated sector training events, future growers’ scheme activities and our programme of farmer/ grower field labs. Our events are open to all and we also publicise events for other organisations which are supporting agro ecological farming methods.

Through our training events and wider services we aim to inspire and support farmers to adopt new and more sustainable farming practices as well as providing ongoing professional development for more established organic practitioners.

How Trees Can Improve the Resilience of your Farm

10 February 2016

WEBINAR

Does your farm lack shelter, suffer from soil erosion, are crop yields affected in dry periods? Do you want to supply your own source of wood fuel? These are just some of the issues that trees can he...

Making the Most of Green Manures - A Webinar for Growers

17 February 2016

WEBINAR

This webinar aims to highlight principles for sowing and growing, 'soil improving' green manures and cover crops for growers. Information includes: What green manures are, what they do, how and when ...

Making the Most of Green Manures - A Webinar for Farmers

24 February 2016

WEBINAR

This webinar is aimed at farmers with livestock and crops. Information includes: Practical examples of green manures and cover crops that can be grazed or conserved while still building soil fertilit...

Thinking of Going Organic? Opportunities in Arable Farming - 1 March

01 March 2016

Chilford Hall Conference Centre & Vineyard, Linton, Cambridgeshire CB21 4LE

A workshop for arable farmers considering going organic, and wishing to find out more about organic production techniques and market opportunities currently available in the UK. The UK needs to produ...

Thinking of Going Organic? Opportunities in Arable Farming - 3 March

03 March 2016

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4JP

A workshop for arable farmers considering going organic, and wishing to find out more about organic production techniques and market opportunities currently available in the UK. The UK needs to produ...

See, Solve and Share: Growing Herbal Leys Workshop

16 March 2016

 Whittington Lodge Farm, Whittington, Gloucestershire GL54 4HB

By kind permission of Ian Boyd, Whittington Lodge Farm, Whittington, Gloucestershire GL54 4HB Agenda 10.00 – 10.30 Arrival with refreshments 10.30 – 10.45 Introduction to Whittington Lodge Farm By ho...

Notes from 
 previous events

New futures in farmland ownership

The final day of our Access to land events looked at land ownership, how we can make it stack up economically and how communities in France have taken real ownership of their land and food supply thr...

Financing farmland acquisition

Day two of our Access to land events took us to Triodos Bank where we explored current developments in community ownership of land in the UK and Europe. Various tools and models for financing farmlan...

Low carbon farming event (Kent) - 'Moving towards low carbon farming'

The Low Carbon Farming project events moved to Kent during the sunny week in late May with a sucessful day at Commonwork Farm, Bore Place. The morning session was held in the farm's 'low carbon' conf...

Low carbon farming event - Practical measures to reduce farm emissions

The 2012 programme of low carbon farming events took off with a one day event held in Sydling, near Dorchester. A well attended day, packed with interesting talks and a great farm tour of Sydling Bro...

Weed Workshops - N.E + S.W Completed

Following listening to producers needs and identifying weed control in grassland systems is near the top of the list we hosted two Weed Workshops this October. One in the South West at Rob Halliday’s...