Recording of an ORFC 2024 session where members of the Pasture for Life-led, five-year, Innovative Farmers field lab on bale grazing share their insights into their out-wintering strategies.
Session from 2024 Oxford Real Farming Conference featuring grower Iain Tolhurst (Tolly) and "biological nutrition" farmer Tim Parton discussing soil health at scale.
Footage of Stuart Johnson, 2023 ‘Soil Farmer of the Year’ and dairy farmer Bruce Thompson speaking at Carbon Calling 2023 about farming regeneratively, reducing inputs, keeping the farm business profitable, and all things dung beetle related!
Video of Groundswell 2023 session organised by Agricology with experienced regenerative agriculture practitioners speaking on the challenges of making Regen Ag pay.
Video footage of a workshop held at Organic Matters 22 focusing on a project which aims to increase access to fresh fruit and veg across the UK by supporting local food systems and building connections between urban and rural areas.
Recording of an Organic Growers Alliance's Organic Matters 22 conference session exploring stockfree organic standards and carbon sequestration, mobile green manures, Organic-PLUS trials on fertility-building inputs, grower experiences, and featuring discussions on research priorities.
Footage of a workshop session held at Organic Matters 2022 exploring vegetable landraces, diverse varieties, and the celebration and culture of seed.
Recording of a workshop held at the Organic Growers Alliance (OGA)'s Organic Matters 2022 horticultural conference, focusing on perennial vegetables as crops that can potentially provide some solutions to the many environmental challenges growers are facing
Silvo-horticulture agroforestry has many benefits for market gardens, but needs careful planning for success. This workshop held at Organic Matters 2022 focused on how to make it work.
The 'Sustainable Economic and Ecological Grazing Systems - Learning from Innovative Practitioners' (SEEGSLIP) project sought to evidence the practices of Pasture for Life (PFL) producers and farmer members using holistic, system-based approaches.
Footage of a discussion held at Groundswell 2022, organised by Agricology, about the impacts of reduced nitrogen use and ways in which farmers are moving away from high input systems.
Recording of a Groundswell 2022 discussion organised by Agricology exploring water resilience; why it's important to consider it on the farm, how it can be increased and how we can work together to create change and look after our water resources.
Recording of a workshop hosted by the Organic Research Centre online that set out to explore how agroforestry could contribute towards the conservation and restoration of biodiversity, and the policy options that could support the realisation of these benefits.
Video footage of a session that formed part of the Organic Growers Alliance's Organic Matters conference held in October 2021. It focuses on improving soil health and reducing tillage using compost, manures and woodchip.
This film, created by the Soil Association through the FABulous Farmers project, explores some of the many benefits that can be experienced from different agroforestry systems.
Footage of a discussion held as part of a 3-day intercropping conference that was a collaboration between DIVERSify and ReMIX projects and the Association of Applied Biologists.
A panel of industry experts discuss solutions to the practical challenges in the growing, harvesting and processing of mixed crops.
Video and accompanying practice abstract produced as part of the EU Horizon 2020-funded project OK-Net Ecofeed which explore the benefits and practical considerations of feeding insects to laying hens.
Last in a series of mini-documentary films; this presents recommendations from the DIVERSify project and asks what have we learnt in DIVERSify that will help farmers and others make decisions about mixed cropping?
Three mini-documentary films presenting findings from the DIVERSify project, focusing on impacts of crop diversification and challenges and ideas for growing crop mixtures as a way to increase resilience against climate change whilst increasing biodiversity and carbon sequestration.
John Pawsey gives some insights into the principles of how he achieves health on his mixed organic farm in East Anglia, following his participation in the Farm System Health Project.
An Innovative Farmers video featuring a grower taking part in an Innovative Farmers field lab that is exploring alternatives to using plastic mulches.
Footage recorded at ORFC 2020 of a workshop organised by the OGA and Agricology. Rosemary Collier of Warwick Crop Centre talks about some of the implications for horticulture of the UK getting warmer and wetter.
Footage recorded at the ORFC 2020 session on 'The future of agroecological weed management.' Mike Mallett of Maple Farm Kelsale shares insights into approaches to weed management he is implementing on his diverse 350 acre organic farm in Suffolk.