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National network of UK farm demonstration schools launched

National network of UK farm demonstration schools launched

LEAF Education has today (July 10) announced the launch of the very first National Network of Demonstration Schools set up...

July 14, 2019

230,000 visitors take to farms for 2019 Open Farm Sunday

230,000 visitors take to farms for 2019 Open Farm Sunday

More than 230,000 people are estimated to have visited more than 361 working farms in England, Wales and Scotland for this...

June 12, 2019

Farmers encouraged to support a local Open Farm Sunday event

Farmers encouraged to support a local Open Farm Sunday event

Ahead of LEAF Open Farm Sunday on June 9, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has launched a new video to encourage...

June 8, 2019

Nithsdale Monitor Farm opens its gates for Open Farm Sunday

Nithsdale Monitor Farm opens its gates for Open Farm Sunday

The Marchant family, who run Clonhie Farm, the Nithsdale Monitor farm, near Thornhill, are looking forward to welcoming visitors for...

May 26, 2019

Field event to thresh out challenges and opportunities for sustainable farming

Field event to thresh out challenges and opportunities for sustainable farming

A sustainable farming field event will seek to explore the challenges, opportunities and threats to achieving lower-impact farming. The Integrated...

May 4, 2019

LEAF chief named one of Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of the Decade’ 

LEAF chief named one of Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of the Decade’ 

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) chief executive, Caroline Drummond, has been named one of the Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of...

April 20, 2019

900 farming businesses signed up to LEAF Marque over scheme’s 16 years

900 farming businesses signed up to LEAF Marque over scheme’s 16 years

Almost two-fifths (39%) of fruit and vegetables grown in the UK is now produced by LEAF Marque certified businesses –...

March 22, 2019

Consultation launched on guidelines for school food teaching resources

Consultation launched on guidelines for school food teaching resources

Producers and users of school educational resources on food are being invited to have their say on a series of...

February 27, 2019

New study finds public farm visits having a positive effect

New study finds public farm visits having a positive effect

New research has found that farmers who invite members of the public onto their land are changing the way people...

January 25, 2019

Farm Education Awards seek out UK’s best agricultural learning projects

Farm Education Awards seek out UK’s best agricultural learning projects

Nominations are now open for the revamped Bayer-LEAF Education Awards which seek to reward those who get young people excited...

January 22, 2019

LEAF invites industry to help shape future of the marque

LEAF invites industry to help shape future of the marque

Linking Environment And Farming has opened a public consultation on its LEAF Marque Standard and is inviting its members and...

January 8, 2019

‘FaceTime a Farmer’ wins 2-year sponsorship deal

‘FaceTime a Farmer’ wins 2-year sponsorship deal

FaceTime a Farmer – an innovative project connecting school children with real commercial farmers – has won its one of...

October 26, 2018

Teenagers have their say in direction of farming industry

Teenagers have their say in direction of farming industry

Over 60 teenagers from across the UK came together on Wednesday, September 12, to debate issues around farming and to...

September 15, 2018

Farming competition for schools a ‘resounding success’

Farming competition for schools a ‘resounding success’

A competition for school children involving tractor driving, handling farm animals and milking cows has been branded a “resounding success”...

July 9, 2018