Cornwall Real Food & Farming Conference

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The Cornwall Real Food & Farming Conference is not your average conference! A day of inspiration, knowledge, and a celebration of Cornish agriculture. This event is farming and much more; it’s a sharing of experiences, a gathering of like-minded individuals passionate about community, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

real food and farming conference with the herbal leys
Session NameWhat it was about!
Watch the session recordings below!
Session One: Building Soil Health and WealthAn update and discussion on the Cornwall Farm Net Zero Project which has been working farmers to show how agriculture in Cornwall can contribute to Net Zero targets. This session aims to answer, “Can it be achieved?” As well as discussing the impacts on productivity and profit.
Session Two A: Schemes, Seeds & Managing for SuccessAll you need to know as experienced farmers and advisors share their knowledge, including funding, benefits, species selection, establishment, and grazing management. Not recorded but for those interested in Herbal Leys this website is full of excellent, independent research conducted in Cornwall!  https://www.multispeciessward.co.uk/
Session Two B: Bringing Landscape Recovery to LifeUnderstand the details of the Landscape Recovery scheme, as well as how
to get involved for the benefit of your business and the region.
Session Three: Growing and Transferring a Successful BusinessExploring the common actions and efforts of the owners and managers within businesses that have successfully managed a transfer to the next generation.
Session 4: Food for ThoughtIt is one thing to produce high quality food but quite another thing to sell it. Learn from farmers who are adding value and going direct, discover how they did it and what their customers have taught them about farming.

Videos from 2024 Sessions

Dive back into this years conference sessions!

SESSION ONE – BUILDING SOIL HEALTH & WEALTH
SESSION THREE – GROWING & TRANSFERRING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS
SESSION TWO (B) BRINGING LANDSCAPE RECOVERY TO LIFE
SESSION FOUR – FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Meet our 2024 Speakers & Panellists

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