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Assessing the multidimensional elements of sustainability in European agroforestry systems

New paper published from the SustainFARM project team. A real team effort with Laurence Smith, Samantha Mullender, Sally Westaway and Jo Smith contributing authors from ORC. Smith LG, Westaway S, Mullender S,  Ghaley BH, Xu…
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40 years of ORC: Pioneering research in #40rganic farming

To round off our 40th anniversary year we have published an ebook celebrating our pioneer research in organic farming. This brings together all the Factsheets and Research Digests that we have put together over the…
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Oxford Real Farming Conference

The Oxford Real Farming Conference will now be a fully online event. Now entering its thirteenth year, the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) is the unofficial gathering of the agroecological farming movement in the UK,…
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ORC at the Northern Real Farming Conference

https://youtu.be/2Lp8-zGh5vI How can agroforestry contribute towards climate change mitigation? Discussion hosted by the Organic Research Centre https://youtu.be/S9EOe0lD3ZY Workshop hosted by the Soil Association, featuring ORC's Dominic Amos See Full NFRC2021 Playlist https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC0vTtYvEz3cDwihkTjAn8LJp1hFrbGRL
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Christmas gift ideas for organic farmers and friends

Searching for last minute Christmas presents for the organic farmer or grower in your life? We have found some ethical options from our friends and partners. Gift membership of the Organic Growers Alliance includes subscription…
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National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC22)

Save the date! OF&G's National Organic Combinable Crops event will take place 5 July 2022 at the Cholderton Estate in Wiltshire.
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A Christmas message from ORC’s CEO, Lucy MacLennan

A Christmas message from Lucy MacLennan for ORC's friends and supporters, including images from our 40th anniversary year.
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Sustain Annual Conference 2021: Keeping food on the political plate

Join Sustain on the afternoon of Thursday 9 December, via Zoom, to hear a range of voices from across the UK on how to keep food on the political plate in 2022. We’ll be serving…
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Your Farming Future - Brightleigh Farm Tour

Join the LWA for this farm tour and peer to peer workshop to learn more about economically and environmentally sustainable beef production Brightleigh Farm in the village of Outwood, Surrey is 150 acres of permanent…
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COVID impacts on farm mental health survey

The Farming Mental Health project run by the Universities of Reading, Sheffield, Exeter is seeking to understand the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on rural communities within the United Kingdom, specifically the farming community. Photo:…
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