Farmer Stories

Rethink Farming - Freda Scott-Park

Freda Scott-Park farms at Portnellan Farm, an organic pasture-fed beef farm in Gartocharn, Scotland. Key Facts: Portnellan Farm maintains a 100-year-old permanent pasture with no soil disturbance to restrict carbon losses...

Rethink Farming - Tim Scott

Tim Scott is a tenant farmer at Lark Rise Farm, an arable farm in Cambridgeshire, owned by the Countryside Restoration Trust (CRT). Key Facts: Tim has been a CRT tenant farmer for close to 30 years At Lark Rise Farm,...

Rethink Farming - James Robinson

James farms at Strickley Farm, a 300-acre organic dairy farm that has been free from artificial fertilisers or pesticides for the past 16 years....

Rethink Farming - Sorcha Lewis

Sorcha farms within a conventionally managed landscape at Troedrhiwdrain in Wales. As upland farmers, Sorcha, and her husband, Brian, farm with nature to retain a traditional balance and to support biodiversity across their farm....

Rethink Farming - Helen Keys

Helen Keys, alongside her partner, Charlie Mallon, have forged innovative routes to market by selling rotational crops, like potatoes and oats,...

Rethink Farming - Ffermwyr yr Wnion

Ffermwyr yr Wnion is a group of ten farms, all located within the Afon Wnion catchment. Rhys Evans, one of the project’s farmers, shares the e...

Rethink Farming - Sam Kenyon

Meet Sam, who farms in Glanllyn Farm in North Wales, producing meat in her lowland farm on the banks of the River Elwy in the Vale of Clwyd. Sam’s 160-acre holding comprises 60-acres of woodland and 55-acres of permanent pasture. Key...

Rethink Farming - Helen O'Keefe

Meet Helen who runs Middleton Croft in Sutherland in the Northwest Highlands. Earlier this year, she won the Scottish Crofting Federation’s Young Crofter of the Year award for her multi-hyphenated approach to crofting. She runs a tearoom, la...