Northern Real Farming Conference

Conference: 17-24 November, online or local events

Gathering: 2-3 December in-person in Lancaster

Find out more about NFRC


"We are at a crucial point in developing the farming and food systems for the future. As the UK transitions to new post-Brexit frameworks for agriculture and seeks to emerge from the impact of Covid-19 stronger, the wider crises of biodiversity loss, ecological breakdown, inequality and social unrest continue.

The Northern Real Farming Conference is a space to dream, to re-think and to share practical experiences of regenerative and socially just ways to farm and bring food to markets and kitchen tables. We focus specifically on the North of England and Scotland and the unique landscapes and cultures of these regions".


Events hosted by IF and/or the Soil Association

No-till with living mulches – the holy grail for arable? , 17th November, 7-8:30pm

Organic farming: Building resilience, 17th November, 7-8:30pm

Food systems change through public procurement: Scottish experiences, 18th November, 1:30-3:00pm

Replacing imported soya – a supply chain or a farmer issue? 23rd November, 7-8:30pm

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