Working with farmers to enhance the natural health of the countryside

Mission

There is widespread awareness of the environmental damage that can be caused by the wrong type of farming. We hear about it all the time. There isn’t as much discussion of those that are doing a great job farming for nature, about the positive stories, meaning we don’t have many good role models. This negative narrative can alienate farmers from nature, making them feel apart from it rather than part of it. Encouraging farmers to feel that they are part of the solution, not just the problem, is the first step in a long journey which will require a lot of financial and technical support, new partnerships and new visions. This can hopefully be the start.

The Farming for Nature initiative seeks to acknowledge and support those farmers who farm, or wish to farm, in a way that will improve the natural health of our countryside.

‘To change the world, let’s start by changing the way we talk about it, and let’s highlight those initiatives that are having a positive impact on people and the planet, to renew our confidence and spur us into action’ (Sparknews)

Latest News

Meet our most recent Ambassador – Darina Allen

We would like to introduce our most recent Ambassador, Darina Allen from East Cork. We are delighted to include Darina in our network of Farming For Nature Ambassadors. These individuals have been chosen in acknowledgement of their long-standing commitment and contribution to farming for nature ...

A new series of Ask The Farmer

Our new Ask the Farmer series starts next Monday. These online Q&A sessions with our amazing Farming For Nature Ambassadors is an opportunity to find out more about their tried & tested methods of encouraging nature on their farm. Free but registration is required: bit.ly/AsktheFarmer ...

Contact

Farming for Nature,
Burrenbeo Trust,
Glebe Road,
Kinvara,
County Galway

Tel: 091 638091

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