Farm walks 2014

We have organised a number of farm walks over the coming months throughout the UK. Please see below for more information.

Our series of 25 farm walks covers a broad spectrum of enterprises with the aim of sharing innovation and novel techniques.

These events are open to all farmers and growers (organic or non-organic).

Attendance is free at the farm walk although prior booking is essential. For some of the farm walks, we may invite a guest speakers to present on a specific technical issue. These seminars are optional although a charge may be incurred to cover speaker costs. Please see individual farm walks below for more information.

You can download a full list of farm walks here.

How to book your place

  1. Click on the link for the farm walk you wish to attend - all farm walks are listed individually below in date order. More detailed information about each farm is also included.
  2. Once you have opened the page, simply on click on the "Book your place" button at the bottom of the page.

Farm walk: Orchard Organic Farm

02 September 2014

Orchard Organic Farm, Great Park, Stokeinteignhead, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4QR

We are a mixed, family farm situated on the South Devon coast. We specialise in producing high quality organic eggs as well as fruit and vegetables. We have farmed organically in accordance with the ...

Farm walk: Roy Lyttle Limited, County Down

03 September 2014

90 Portaferry Rd, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 8SN

Come and join us on Wednesday 3 September to find out how vegetables are grown at this stunning location in the The Ards Peninsula. At the walk, you will hear from Roy and Sheila Lyttle who started o...

Farm walk: New House Farm, Pembrokeshire

09 September 2014

Glyn Jones,New House Farm, Lampeter Velfrey, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, SA67 8JD

Some information about the farm New House Farm is run by Glyn and Eira Jones, and has been an Organic Dairy Unit since Conversion in 2001. At that time we were farming 180 acres with 80 cows along wi...

Farm walk: Macbiehill Farm, Borders

10 September 2014

Bread Matters, Macbiehill Farmhouse, Lamancha, West Linton, Scottish Borders, EH46 7AZ

Bread Matters is best known for its artisan breadmaking courses, held in the Macbiehill Farmhouse baking studio with its wood-fired oven. On their Soil Association certified five-acre smallholding in...

Rijk Zwaan UK Organic Open Days and Technical Event

17 September 2014

Hunstile Organic Farm, Goathurst, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2DQ

The Rijk Zwaan UK organic open day is now an annual fixture in the growers calendar. This year, the Soil Association are delighted to have teamed up with Rijk Zwaan to introduce a programme of inspir...

Farm walk: Worlds End Farm, Denbighshire

17 September 2014

Worlds End Farm, Plas Uchaf, Worlds End, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8EH

We will be adding more information about this farm to the website shortly. Soil Association Farm Walk Programme 2014 Following the success of our extensive farm walk programme in 2013, we are delight...

Farm walk: The Croft, Cumbria

18 September 2014

The Croft, Houghton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 0LD

We have a herd of pedigree Longhorn cattle and a flock of Mule ewes all meat is sold direct from the farm or at Farmers' markets. I am hoping to enter a share farming agreement next year with a young...

Farm walk: Coldcot Farm, Wiltshire

23 September 2014

Coldcot Farm, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 6QR

We are an organic farm with a farm shop - (Stourhead farm shop) which has been open for 8 years now. Coldcot Farm comprises of 350 acres with a beef and dairy enterprise. We provide educational visit...

Farm walk: Walcot Organic Nursery, Worcestershire

24 September 2014

Walcot Organic Nursery, Lower Walcot Farm, Drakes Broughton, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 2AL

We are fruit tree growers - growing apples, plums, pears, cherries, etc on various rootstocks. We also have a demonstration orchard We have trees available bare rooted from late November through the ...
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