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.

Managing Rushes Without Chemicals (first meeting)

06 November 2015


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...

Silage: What you got? Good, not so good? How to make the best use of it.

13 November 2015

Near Blairgowrie, Perthshire

A practical event looking at the importance of silage analysis, understanding dry matter, intake, nutritional needs, building a diet, ultimately making best use of home grown forage and saving on ...

Soil Health; A Living Perspective with Joel Williams (option 2)

21 November 2015

Roehampton University (more details to follow)

This event is run by Regenerative agriculture. Joel was recommended to us by one of our farmers in the south-west and we ran a one-day workshop similar to this one in Devon back in February. It sold ...
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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...

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...