Season’s greetings from ORC
The ORC team would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and thank you to everyone that has supported us over the last twelve months, a year that has been very productive for ORC.
Trees on Farms: Podcast mini-series
Check out the Trees on Farms podcast mini series from Meet the Farmers – a weekly show that profiles people in the countryside and gives you an insight into food and farming.
Peach Hayne organic Christmas trees
Peach Hayne Organics, is UK’s only organic certified Christmas tree farm and family-run in the heart of Devon.
Silvopasture: Benefits For Livestock
Free webinar on Dec 14 at 7pm organised by Farm Wilder, with funding from Devon County Council, will be led by ORC’s Lindsay Whistance “who has been pivotal in generating the recent upsurge in interest around silvopasture.”
Agroforestry Carbon Code project webinar recording
Watch the webinar introducing the Agroforestry Carbon Code project with Soil Association, Woodland Trust, Organic Research Centre. Features ORC’s Will Simonson and Colin Tosh
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.
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.
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.
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
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.