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.

Land Partnership Workshop - Nantwich

24 September 2015

Reaseheath College, Nantwich

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: Barcombe Nurseries - East Sussex

24 September 2015

Barcombe Nurseries, Mill Lane, Barcombe, East Sussex, BN8 5TH

We are a small Organic Vegetable Nursery on 10 acres of heavy, clay soil beneath the South Downs in East Sussex. 1 ½ of those acres are under glass or polythene. We grow a wide variety of crops - inc...

Land Partnership Workshop - Oxfordshire

29 September 2015

The Earth Trust, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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 ...

Controlling Rushes without Chemicals (second meeting)

14 October 2015

Silverlea Farm, Cumbria

Half day workshop looking at controlling rushes without chemicals, following on from a successful meeting in June which explored a number of available options at local farms. This meeting will look a...

Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum Keynote Seminar: Next steps for UK Agricultural Technologies - investment, research and progress from the catalyst

22 October 2015

Central London

Guests of Honour: Dr Stephen Axford, Head of Agri-Tech, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Judith Batchelar, Industry Co-chair, Agri-Tech Leadership Council and Director of Sainsbury'...

Controlling Rushes without Chemicals (second meeting)

28 October 2015

Strathcanaird, Ullapool

Half day workshop looking at controlling rushes without chemicals, following on from a successful meeting in June which explored a number of available options at local farms. This meeting will look a...

Controlling Rushes without Chemicals (second meeting)

30 October 2015

Kirkton Farm, Crianlarich, run with SRUC

Half day workshop looking at controlling rushes without chemicals, following on from a successful meeting in June which explored a number of available options at local farms. This meeting will look a...

Managing Rushes Without Chemicals (first meeting)

05 November 2015

Kingussie

A practical day workshop on controlling common rush without chemicals on farms with important habitat for wading birds. Attendees will hear about non-chemical management options for rushes, look at a...

Field Lab: Using compost tea on crops (Meeting 5)

10 November 2015

Hemsworth Farm, Witchampton, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5BN

Background Information Compost teas are made from aerating a mixture of water, good compost and molasses with the aim of multiplying the beneficial microbes present in the compost. This liquid is the...
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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...