Category: News and events

Organic: Leading the way in a world of sustainability

Soil Association Certification held its annual Organic Trade Conference in October. The line-up featured keynote speaker, Professor Dave Goulson, alongside research experts at The Crow Flies, as well as the latest UK organic market figures from NielsenIQ and many other top industry experts.

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Cotswold Grain Network

The Cotswold Grain network is a group of bakers, farmers, brewers and researchers who want to re-imagine the grain economy in the Cotswold, promoting heritage and non-commodity grains and direct distributing locally.

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Support our ‘The Future of Farming’ Appeal in conjunction with the Big Give Christmas Challenge 

Today we’re launching The Future of Farming appeal as part of The Big Give Christmas Challenge to enable more famers to farm agroecologically. Donate via the Big Give between 29 Nov & 6 Dec and your donation will be doubled.

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Joint webinar on Mixed farming and Agroforestry Systems – at farm and landscape level

Mixedness from concepts to action: towards shared definitions and challenge identification at different levels

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LIVESEEDING – upscaling organic seed and plant breeding in Europe

ORC is partners in a new Horizon Europe-funded project ‘LIVESEEDING’ – Organic seed and plant breeding to accelerate sustainable and diverse food systems in Europe.

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Pitch Up! “The Dragon’s Den of Farming” is Back

Following the first ever Pitch Up! in November 2021 – which saw a wide range of entries from food, drink and farming to fashion, beauty and leisure businesses – the team at Kingsclere Estates organic, regenerative farm is pleased to announce Pitch Up! 2022.

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ORC at Organic Matters 2022

The Organic Research Centre and Agricology were partners in the Organic Growers Alliance’s recent Organic Matters conference held at the Midlands Arts Centre in Birmingham on October 18th.

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Young people’s views on healthy and sustainable food

Think tank Common Vision UK is asking young people aged 14-18 to take part in the #HealthyFoodHealthyPlanet questionnaire for chance to win a £50 voucher

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UK-based Regen Ag organisations gathering!

An online networking event for those working to encourage regenerative agriculture. Let’s find out what we’re up to & how we can support each other.

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Facilitating Innovations for Resilient Livestock Farming Systems

The new Horizon Europe project Re-Livestock – Facilitating Innovations for Resilient Livestock Farming Systems has started!

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