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Long-standing LEAF member Waitrose & Partners, unveils programme to accelerate nature-friendly farming plans for British farmers


Wait­rose & Part­ners have com­mit­ted to sup­port more than 2,000 of its British farm­ers to move to nature-friend­ly farm­ing prac­tices, help­ing to boost finan­cial resilience of farms in the long-term…

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Applications invited for The LEAF Caroline Drummond Scholarship for Innovation in Sustainability

Sus­tain­abil­i­ty inno­va­tors are being invit­ed to apply for The LEAF Car­o­line Drum­mond Schol­ar­ship for Inno­va­tion in Sustainability.

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Open Farm Sunday; 18 years in the making and open to all in 2024

This year Open Farm Sun­day cel­e­brates its 18th anniver­sary with a focus on encour­ag­ing more farm­ers to open their gates, tell their unique sto­ries and put farm­ing cen­tre stage.

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LEAF's Annual Conference 2024- What a Success!

Path­ways to Sus­tain­abil­i­ty – Scal­ing the Tran­si­tion of Glob­al Agriculture

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New report highlights LEAF Education’s impact on young people

LEAF Edu­ca­tion has launched its lat­est Impact Report, which reveals how its work is deliv­er­ing mean­ing­ful, expe­ri­en­tial learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for young peo­ple to embed a bet­ter under­stand­ing of the agri-food…

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LEAF calls for the agri-food sector to unite to address the climate crisis

With the agri-food sec­tor across the world urgent­ly need­ing to adopt more sus­tain­able man­age­ment prac­tices, farm­ers have a direct inter­est in imple­ment­ing new approach­es, but as part of a highly…

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LEAF part of industry project to transform grassland dairy and meat production

We have announced our involve­ment in a major UK Depart­ment of the Envi­ron­ment, Food and Rur­al Affairs (DEFRA) on-farm tri­al and research project look­ing to elim­i­nate the depen­dence of UK

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Winner of the Caroline Drummond Award announced

Worces­ter­shire farmer Jake Free­stone is the win­ner of the first Car­o­line Drum­mond Award – Cel­e­brat­ing and Com­mu­ni­cat­ing Farm­ing Excel­lence for his ded­i­ca­tion to improv­ing the way he and oth­ers farm…

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LEAF Marque collaborate with SIZA to announce equivalency agreement

We are thrilled to announce a sig­nif­i­cant mile­stone in our ongo­ing col­lab­o­ra­tion with SIZA, The Sus­tain­abilty Ini­tia­tive of South Africa – the achieve­ment of equiv­a­len­cy between our respec­tive standards.

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Cambridge University's Park Farm recognised for sustainable innovation, research and application

Cam­bridge University’s Park Farm is the lat­est site to join our grow­ing net­work of LEAF Demon­stra­tion Farms, in recog­ni­tion of its exem­plary sus­tain­able farm­ing prac­tices and com­mit­ment to reduc­ing the…

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