Tag Archives: Local food

How can Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) work for you?

(Posted on behalf of Ruth Simpson) There is a meeting being held at Big Sheep Little Cow, Bedale on Thursday 30th April 2015 7-9pm CSA Farmer Gerald Miles will be giving a talk about his experience, followed by discussion about … Continue reading

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York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP Economic Growth Strategy consultation

This strategy will guide the allocation of Government and EU funds for economic development in the region and set the direction of travel for the LEP and its partners for the coming years. This is your opportunity to shape how … Continue reading

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A year in the life – young farmers

A feature length film following the lives of a new generation of young farmers. Cantilupe Projects have produced a feature documentary film, Tune for the Blood, which follows a year in the life of a group of young farmers. View … Continue reading

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Survey on Rural Business CLA/Smiths Gore Index

Rural businesses, take 2 minutes to take part in the Rural Economy Index survey. The CLA / Smiths Gore Index is now used by the Bank of England so your effort in giving them your responses is worthwhile. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cla_smithsgore_rural_economy_index_1Q2013

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Learning from the Burren – chance to hear the inside story

Craven Conservation group have invited Sharon Parr, from the Burren Farming for Conservation Programme to Settle this March. More on their events here Monday 25th March 19.30hrs Farm Conservation in the Burren Illustrated presentation by Sharon Parr of the Burren … Continue reading

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Farmer Networks – Call for Information

The Royal Agricultural Society for England is looking for examples of farmers working together to help each other (Farmer Networks) and for examples of organisations that provide services to them (Networks for Farmers). This is so they can understand where and … Continue reading

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Views from the LEADER Local Action Group

“The rural population of the E.U. is 56% of the total and occupies 91% of the entire territorial area which is currently under review through the Common Agricultural Policy, a process which should have been finalised two years ago, but … Continue reading

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