Join us to hear and discuss the latest ideas and techniques for farming with nature to provide healthy businesses, people and food.
About this event
An event to excite and inspire the current and future farming community by presenting the latest ideas and thinking around productive and profitable farming methods which enhances our environment and health.
Hear from an exciting line up of local and knowledgeable speakers who will be sharing their first-hand experience of working and farming in the county carefully managing the land, livestock and people to create successful businesses.
10-10.30am – Arrival. Tea and coffee
10.30-10.40 – Introduction. Opening Address
10:40-11:30 – Session 1 – Dirt to Soil This session will set to answer why should we invest in improving our soil health? What is the potential return on investment of using tools like herbal leys and cover crops?
11:30-12:20 – Session 2 – Profitable Farming Systems Can we be productive whilst enhancing the environment and making a fair return? Hear how these farmers are doing just this!
12:20-13:10 – Lunch
13:10-14:00 – Session 3 – All About People How do we create businesses which attract (and keep) good people whilst allowing a generous work/life balance?
14:00-14:50 – Session 4 – Carbon Negative Cornwall Farmers can help reduce and even reverse climate change. What are the opportunities today (to reduce emissions), what other benefits will they bring and how can businesses adopt them?
14:50-15:00 – Tea & Coffee Break
15:00-15:50 – Session 5 – Proper Hansom Food What unique values does produce from West Cornwall have for our customers? As farmers how can we enhance these and secure a share in the extra value?
15:50-16:00 – Closing Address 16:00 Event Ends
- Becky Willson – Farm Carbon Toolkit
- Chris and Rachel Knowles – Trink Dairy
- David Hichens – Kerris Farm
- Edward Buckland – Cornwall RABI
- Edward Hoskin – Boskenna Home Farm
- Edward Richardson – Farm Cornwall
- James Daniel – Precision Grazing Ltd
- James Kittow – James Kittow Butchers
- James Richards – Filtrick Farm
- Jenna Higgins – LEAF
- Julian Ellis – Boscarne Farm
- Lisa Guy – Higher Keigwin Organic Farm
- Mike Roberts – Blable Farm
- Paul Rodda – Kirthenwood Farm
- Rebecca Tonks – St Ewe Eggs
- Ryan Came-Johnson – HLH Ltd
Entry is free and by ticket only, please click on the eventbrite link below. Tickets limited to 2 per business and offered on a first come first served basis with priority given to farming businesses/individuals located in West Cornwall.
For more information please contact:
Philip Pengelly – Penwith Landscape Partnership
[email protected] / 07976 731376
James Daniel – Precision Grazing Ltd
[email protected] / 07534 930484