Soil Association Livestock Event

23 April 2015

Jubilee Hall, Winsham, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4HU

This hugely popular annual event offers practical solutions for farmers on improving efficiency on farm, as well as exploring market and supply chain opportunities. This event is kindly supported by ...

Farm walk: Canalside CSA - Warwickshire

10 June 2015

Canalside Community Food, Leasowe Farm, Southam Road, Radford Semele, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1TY

Leasowe Farm is situated on the South East side of Radford Semele, just outside Leamington Spa and is owned and run by the Ingall Family. The farm covers an area of about 145 acres, which, in the aut...

Farm walk: Gold Hill Organic Farm - Dorset

15 July 2015

GoldHill Organic Farm, Ridgeway Lane, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, DT11 8HB

Gold Hill Organic Farm converted from a traditional dairy herd of 70 cows to organic veg and beef 26 years ago. We started on one acre of raised beds using low tillage/no dig methods. At the farm wal...

Farm walk: FAI Farms - Oxfordshire

28 July 2015

FAI Farms,The Field Station, Wytham, Oxford, OX2 8QJ, UK

The farm covers approx 1500 acres stretching from the west near Swinford Toll Bridge, following the River Thames downstream to Binsey in the east, taking in the historic parkland of Wytham village. F...

Farm walk: Strawberry Fields - Lincolnshire

29 July 2015

 Strawberry Fields, Scarborough Bank, Stickford, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 8DR

2015 marks 40 years of organic growing for Strawberry Fields, a fifty-three acre horticultural unit in the Lincolnshire fens. A family concern, involving two generations - we grow a very extensive ra...

Farm walk: Yatesbury House Farm - Wiltshire

12 August 2015

Yatesbury House Farm, Yatesbury, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 8YF

We practise Shumei Natural Agriculture which use no chemicals,no fertilisers,no animal manures. We also practise seed saving and with some crops we do continuous cropping(no rotation). Vegetables gro...

Farm walk: Trill Farm - Devon

27 August 2015

Trill Farm,Pudleylake Road,Musbury,Axminster,Devon, EX13 8TU

Trill Farm is an educational establishment with the aim of promoting healthy and sustainable living, established by Romy Fraser (the land owner). The educational program is based around a collection ...

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...

Farm walk: Culmore Organic Farm, Co. Derry

22 September 2015

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

More information on this farm walk will be added shortly along with a booking form.

Farm walk: Barcombe Nurseries - East Sussex

24 September 2015

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

We are a small organic nursery on 10 acres of land, growing vegetables outside in the fields, in glasshouses and polytunnels. We run a box delivery scheme and are committed to keeping the whole opera...
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