We are a group of farmers who have come together to champion a way of farming which is sustainable and good for nature. We come from a range of backgrounds big and small, organic and conventional. We are passionate about ensuring our countryside being productive and bursting with wildlife. We hope you will join us to help highlight that farming and nature can go hand in hand. The network is open to farmers and the public alike and there is no cost to join. The NFFN will raise awareness of nature friendly farming, share insights and experience and work together for better policies for food and farming. This is a critical time for agriculture policy in the UK. Decisions made post-Brexit could ensure that British farming secures a sustainable future and does far more to help nature to survive and thrive. The Nature Friendly Farming Network wants to help its members have a strong voice in these important policy debates. We also want to inspire the public about a future where farmers and nature work hand in hand. We believe that by working together we can learn more, inspire more people and have more influence. We hope that you will want to join us and sign up to our manifesto. You can contact us by email at: Info@nffn.org.uk
The landscape in the UK is shaped by farming. Yet not all change in recent times has been desirable; soils have been depleted, water courses degraded and nature has struggled to cope with the pace of change. We have seen declines in over 600 farmland species over the last 50 years. However, many farms are bucking this trend. Soils are being restored, nature is thriving and if more follow this lead we can reverse these declines. With over 70% of the UK being farmland, we need to act now to deliver for wildlife at a landscape scale.
This manifesto seeks to unite the many farmers who are passionate about wildlife and sustainable farming by providing a collective way forward: creating a nature friendly farming network.
The Nature Friendly Farming Network provides a platform for members of the farming community to share their knowledge, attend training and events and spread the benefits of sustainable nature friendly farming at a national level. The community of like minded farmers can shape policy, take advantage of social media promotion and increase support for sustainable farming techniques. Joining NFFN is free.Join Now
We would like to invite anyone interested in sustainable farming or environmental protection to join us and help ensure a sustainable environment for ourselves, our friends, our families and future generations. Joining NFFN is free.Join Now
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