Martin is a farmer and contractor in South Cambridgeshire, growing mainly arable crops on his family farm and rented land. He has a special interest in farm conservation management, currently running an ELS and HLS agreement and has Countryside Stewardship schemes on land he rents and manages. He also supports the delivery of Stewardship schemes for a number of other farmers. Martin is the NFFN UK Steering Group Chair and hopes to see the network grow with like-minded farmers and land managers who will work together, sharing best practices and demonstrating what can be accomplished for nature and the environment while producing great produce.
Alena has worked as a communications and media specialist, including as a writer in sustainability and environmental advocacy. She has previously worked with charities and social enterprises driving positive change through press, social media and communications campaigns. Alena hopes to amplify the NFFN’s voice and the ever-growing benefits nature-friendly farming can bring to people, food and our environment.