The Landworkers’ Alliance and Growing Communities today launch their “Horticultural Renewal Programme”, a series of practical proposals, accompanied by illustrative case studies, for a scheme to dramatically increase local fruit and vegetable production following Brexit.
Everyone should respond as this is important.
Expert stakeholders have given a cautious welcome to the government’s ambition to achieve “sustainably managed soils” by 2030 but...
The English Organic Forum has written to Environment Secretary of State Michael Gove highlighting that the UK is lagging behind its major European competitors in the development of organic food and farming.
Government announces a range of measures including compulsory milk contracts and £10m collaboration fund to provide greater security for farmers.
A Save Ryton Gardens website has been set up and Five Acre CSA has submitted a tender.
The OGA launches a consultation on a future vision and issues a call for new blood for the committee.
The Soil Association’s 2018 Organic Market Report – launched today, 7 February – reveals the UK organic market is now worth more than ever at £2.2 billion, growing 6% in 2017.
Application windows are open in England and Scotland but are currently closed in Wales and Northern Ireland.
ENGLAND – Countryside Stewardship
UPDATE: 15 Jan 2018 - Countryside Stewardship scheme NOW OPEN for applications
The Ecological Land Cooperative has launched a campaign to ask landowners for donations of small
parcels of land to create clusters of affordable smallholdings for new entrants to ecological agriculture.