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Fair to Nature

Fair to Nature was set up by Bill Jordan in 1989 and began as an arable initiative. During 2020, the RSPB has worked with farmers to broaden the standard. It can now be applied to all farm types; livestock, dairy, cereals, mixed cropping and horti...

Nature Friendly Food and Farming Motion

The Nature Friendly Farming Network has worked with partners across the country to develop a the first ever Nature Friendly Food and Farming Motion. The motion can be passed at the parish, county or unitary council level and seeks to champion loca...

Nearing the end but how much closer? Westminster Update

As England enters Lockdown 2.0 and each of us face varying levels of restrictions across the UK, it feels like progress with farming policy seems to be ‘locking down’ a bit too. The Agriculture Bill, which has taken months to get to this stage...

NFFN and Possible Hedge Fund

Our ‘Hedge Fund’ project running in conjunction with the charity ‘Possible’ will get underway this winter and plans to run until early 2022. The project links public and...

NRFC

It’s been a busy autumn for some of our farmer NFFN members who gave their time to deliver presentations in the NFFN sessions at the first virtual Northern Real Farming Conference (NFRC) in October. It was great to see people getting involve...

FoE National Tree Summit

Friends of the Earth trees campaign are holding our first National Tree Summit on 1 December 2020. The free event will be available online via Zoom, from 9:30a...