Farming For Nature

Brigid Barry is the Coordinator of Farming For Nature since its inception.

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Tillage Farmer Tom Tierney is Welcomed to the Ambassador Network

Farming for Nature is pleased to welcome Tom Tierney to our Ambassador network of Farmers. Tom runs a 200-acre regenerative farm in Kildare, operating under the principles of conservation agriculture – cover cropping, increasing soil organic matter, crop rotations and direct drilling. Barley, oats, wheat, beans and oilseed rape are grown on the land. Animal

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Lisa Gifford is welcomed to the ambassador Network

Farming for Nature is delighted to welcome Goat Farmer Lisa Gifford to our Ambassador Network. Lisa Gifford, along with her daughter Gypsy Gifford and daughter-in-law Richelle South, maintain a smallholding goat farm and cheesemaking micro-creamery in Drumcong, County Leitrim. They are milking goats and producing farmhouse goats cheese that is sold direct to customers at

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Farming for Nature Welcomes Kildare Stud Farm to Ambassador Network

Farming for Nature is delighted to welcome Equine Farmer, Mariann Klay from Co. Kildare to our ambassador network. Mariann runs a stud farm in Swordlestown Little, County Kildare. A nature lover her entire life, Mariann places biodiversity and wildlife at the centre of every decision relating to the land. She purchased the farm with her

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50 Places Available on Horses’s Mouth Mentorship Programme

The 2024 ‘Horse’s Mouth’ farmer to farmer mentorship programme is now open for applications.  This advisory service is available to 50 farms across Ireland to receive on-the-ground practical advice from fellow farmers on how to improve biodiversity on their land. Applications are open until May 31. We get several queries from farmers looking for practical

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Ambassador Series of Farm Walks Announced

19 farm walks will take place from May through to September. These walks are hosted by Farming for Nature Ambassadors as a knowledge sharing opportunity for other farmers  to gain an insights into incorporating, protecting  and enhancing nature on their land. There is a great diversity of ambassadors hosting farm walks this year covering a

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