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Nominations Open

19th January 2022

We are looking for farmers that are doing great stuff for nature on their land whilst being productive. Know of a farmer that fits this, then get them nominated for this year’s #FFNAmbassadorAwards More information here 

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Ask the Farmer Q&A with Louis McAuley

18th January 2022

Join us for our next Ask the Farmer Q&A session on the 25th January 2022 at 8pm through Zoom on ‘Moving from intensive tillage to profitable biological farming’ with Meath farmer Louis McAuley.  Register here: https://bit.ly/AsktheFarmerLMc Louis McAuley and his family manage a 1700-acre farm in county Meath. Approximately 1400 acres of the land is used for cereal production such as winter wheat, winter barley, oilseed rape, beans and oats. All of the cereal grown on the farm

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Farming for Nature Welcomes on Board Limerick Farmer to the network

10th January 2022

The Farming for Nature (FFN) project is delighted to welcome Limerick farmer, Thomas Stack to their growing Ambassador network. “It’s very gratifying to be recognised for the hard work and associated anxiety (questioning my decision) for the past 2 years but the joy and results make it all worthwhile. I am delighted to be able to let people know the world of Korean Natural Farming….long live the natural farmer” Thomas Stack. Thomas Stack is a

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What is Farming For Nature podcast

6th January 2022

The founders of Farming for Nature, Brigid Barry and Brendan Dunford, explain what the initiative is, and how and why farmers across Ireland should get involved.  

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Ask the Farmer Q&A with Gearoid Maher

6th January 2022

How to lower inputs and remain productive on a dairy farm. Register here The ‘Ask the Farmer’ series runs this Winter and Spring where a number of our amazing Ambassadors will be on-line to tell us a little more about their farm and farming system and to answer your questions about farming for nature. Gearoid Maher farms 80 hectares in Co. Limerick. He has a dairy herd of purebred friesians, milking 80 cows in total.

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Farming for Nature Welcomes on Board Meath Tillage Farmer To the Growing Network

8th December 2021

“I’m delighted to chosen as a Farming for Nature Ambassador. I hope to be able to showcase our regenerative farming system and how we can combine soil, habitat and environmental best practice and still deliver safe, high quality and high yielding crops while maintaining acceptable farm profits” Louis McAuley, Farming For Nature Ambassador.   The Farming for Nature (FFN) project is delighted to welcome Meath farmer Louis McAuley to their growing Ambassador network. Louis McAuley

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Q&A with Fergal Anderson

6th December 2021

14th December 2021 8pm Building short supply chains – direct selling veg in east Galway with Galway farmer Fergal Anderson. Register here: https://bit.ly/AsktheFarmerFA   The ‘Ask the Farmer’ series runs this Winter and Spring where a number of our amazing Ambassadors will be on-line to tell us a little more about their farm and farming system and to answer your questions about farming for nature. Photo: REG GORDON Fergal Anderson & Emanuela Russo run a market garden in Loughrea

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Farming for Nature Welcomes on Board Limerick Dairy Farmer To the Growing Network

24th November 2021

Farming for Nature Welcomes on Board Limerick Dairy Farmer To the Growing Network “The biggest change I’ve seen is that I notice nature more and I see it all around me everyday. When your too busy you don’t have time to notice. I don’t feel as busy or as under as much pressure since I’ve started to take account of what’s around me.” The Farming for Nature (FFN) project is delighted to welcome Limerick farmer

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Ask the Farmer Q&A with Nia O Malley 30th November @8pm

22nd November 2021

The ‘Ask the Farmer’ series runs this Winter and Spring where a number of our amazing Ambassadors will be on-line to tell us a little more about their farm and farming system and to answer your questions about farming for nature.  These are free, you just have to register beforehand.   Next up 30th November 2021 8pm Grazing high nature value uplands sustainably with Galway farmer Nia O’Malley. More information on Nia’s Farm here. Register for Nia’s Q&A here Nia

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Join us on Tuesday 16th November for the first Ask the Farmer Q&A

12th November 2021

The ‘Ask the Farmer’ series runs this Winter and Spring where a number of our amazing Ambassadors will be on-line to tell us a little more about their farm and farming system and to answer your questions about farming for nature. These ‘live’ evening sessions will be every other Tuesday and include a short interview with the featured farmer and then an open Q&A session where you can ‘ask the farmer’ about whatever you would

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