Oxford Real Farming Conference 2024

Event Date : January 4, 2024 - January 5, 2024

Event Location : Oxford

Celebrating 15 years of bringing the food and farming movement together
4 – 5 January 2024 🌱In-person + worldwide livestream #ORFC24

With 100+ sessions in Oxford and live-streamed around the world, the ORFC 2024 line-up of talks, discussions, and social gatherings is not to be missed. Join speakers from the UK and around the world to celebrate 15 years of bringing the real food and farming movement together and address critical issues, including:

  • Farming through economic & ecological crises
  • Resisting the financialisation of nature
  • Land justice & the commons
  • Soil health & strategies for climate resilience
  • Farmer-to-farmer knowledge exchange
  • Youth activism & ancestral practices
  • Mental wellbeing & land-based wisdom
  • Agroecology as a revolutionary practice

From a fringe protest of 50 people to a global gathering of 5000 in 2023, ORFC brings the grassroots movement together to lead the way towards a fairer food and farming system in the UK and beyond.

Incredible sessions include:

  • farming with fungi 
  • stories from the field 
  • diasporic growing (Hong Kong) 
  • première of Six Inches of Soil 
  • the commons and land justice 
  • soil health and carbon sinking 
  • young people return to the land 
  • mob grazing 
  • food and farming hustings 
  • saving our rivers 
  • natural weaning 
  • how to farm off-grid 
  • the black oat revival 
  • food sovereignty perspectives from the UK and Europe 
  • farming through extreme weather
  • micropropagation 
  • natural burials 
  • fibre farming 
  • democratising food systems 
  • crofting and heritage practices 
  • bail grazing 
  • seeding reparations 
  • intergenerational knowledge exchange 
  • queer ecologies 
  • farming with nature spirits 
  • rare-breed sheep and cattle 
  • open sourcing agriculture 
  • land-based traditions 
  • heritage grains and much more!


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