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.

Defra 25-Year Food and Farming Plan

25 August 2015

Regional Events, September 2015

Throughout September, Defra is holding three regional stakeholder engagement events as part of the development of the 25-Year Food and Farming Plan. For more information and to register your interest...

Land Partnership Workshop - Snowdonia

03 September 2015

Canolfan Deilen Las, Caernarfon, Snowdonia

Join us at the Land Partnership Workshops Are you a land entrepreneur looking to unlock a new business innovation but need land to realise your idea? Are you a land owner who is seeking a partner to ...

Landworkers Alliance in Wales: Skillshare and Networking event

04 September 2015

Real Seeds, Pembrokeshire. SA42 0QF

A chance for landworkers from Wales and the west to get together and exchange skills and ideas. The weekend is based at Real Seeds in Pembrokeshire, and will include sessions on: - Developing a Landw...

Field Lab:Improving the targeting of mastitis treatments (meeting 4)

08 September 2015

Broadstone Farm, Middle Chinnock, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7PN

Background Information This field lab is seeking to address the need to reduce the usage of antimicrobials to treat mastitis in dairy cows. According to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate lactating...

Land Partnership Workshop - Devon

08 September 2015

Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon

Join us at the Land Partnership Workshops Are you a land entrepreneur looking to unlock a new business innovation but need land to realise your idea? Are you a land owner who is seeking a partner to ...

Farm walk: Houghton Estate, Norfolk

10 September 2015

The Marquess of Cholmondely, Houghton Estate, Houghton, King's Lynn,Norfolk, PE31 6UE

Houghton Estates have been farming organically since 1998. Since then the in hand farming operation has grown to 1583 hectares of organic and 'in-conversion' land. The estates' own farming business c...

Rijk Zwaan & Soil Association Organic Open Day

16 September 2015

Huntstile Organic Farm, Goathurst, Near Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2DQ

The Rijk Zwaan UK organic open day is now an annual fixture in the growers calendar. Following the success of last year’s event, the Soil Association are delighted to have teamed up with Rijk Zwaan a...

Land Partnership Workshop - Harrogate

16 September 2015

Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Harrogate

Join us at the Land Partnership Workshops Are you a land entrepreneur looking to unlock a new business innovation but need land to realise your idea? Are you a land owner who is seeking a partner to ...

Field Lab: Sea water based plant nutrients - Meeting 2

17 September 2015

Pollybell Farm, Little Carr Farm, Carr Road, Gringley on the Hill, Doncaster, DN10 4SN

Background Information This field lab is seeking to address the potential benefits for vegetable production of “plant strengtheners”; products which are based on sea water. These products are becomin...

Farm walk: Culmore Organic Farm, Co. Derry

22 September 2015

Culmore Organic Farm, Bann Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT51 5RY

Some of the areas which will be covered at this farm walk include: 1. Dairy herd milked by a Lely robot 2. Organically managed forest 3. Beef from the dairy herd for farm sales 4. Raw milk packing fa...
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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...

Access to land for farming: land partnerships and legal arrangements

This one day workshop looked at land partnerships, a new approach which encourages landowners and land entrepreneurs to work together to open up land for new businesses. The day brought together Soil...

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...