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.

Organic food supply chains and the environment

25 February 2015

Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, RG20 0HR

This course is for conventional and organic farmers, advisers, researchers and all those involved in the food supply chain. The course will cover aspects of reconciling productivity with protection o...

Farm sustainability assessment for improved performance and customer guarantee

26 February 2015

Duchy Home Farm, Broadfield Farm, Tetbury GL8 8SE

This course is for conventional and organic farmers, advisers, researchers and all those involved in the food supply chain. It This course will have the following aims: 1.Enable farmers to understand...

Field Lab: Cultural methods to control black grass

24 March 2015

Shimpling Park Farm, Shimpling, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 4HY

Background information Black grass is a weed that has become increasingly problematic in solely arable farming systems dominated by early sown winter cereals in both organic and conventional systems ...

A 3 day Homoeopathic Course designed for Farmers

26 March 2015

Broadfield Farm, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Our team are all qualified homoeopathic vets and professional homoeopaths, all with farm experience. Drawing on our combined experience and teaching skills, we have put together a course which is as ...

Improving Soil Health - Developing tools for land managers

31 March 2015

Olde Barn Hotel, Marston, Lincs, UK

Soil is a dynamic and complex material that occurs in nature, on a landscape, within a climate, affected by its physical, biological, social and social/economic setting in which many physical, chemic...

Renewable Energy Marketplace

21 April 2015

Westpoint Centre, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ

The south west’s biggest energy event. Everything you need to know about renewable energy, energy efficiency measures and generation. Attend a leading conference with individual session prices starti...

Royal Highland Show

18 June 2015


Contributing almost £100 million to the Scottish economy each year, the Royal Highland Show is an important business platform. It provides a unique opportunity to engage with affluent audiences from ...
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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...