News and Updates

Stay up to date with all the lat­est news on LEAF. Look out for details of the new ini­tia­tives, reports, part­ner­ships, events and dates for the diary…

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Raising the Bar on Sustainability Standards - unveiling the latest LEAF Marque Standard


Fol­low­ing an exten­sive 2‑year pub­lic con­sul­ta­tion, we have pub­lished the lat­est ver­sion of the LEAF Mar­que Stan­dard, includ­ing a rec­om­mend­ed con­trol point on the use of car­bon foot­print­ing tools.

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Sustainable farming champions sought as second round of Resilient and Ready applications open

The search to find two more emerg­ing sus­tain­able farm­ing lead­ers starts today as appli­ca­tions open for Resilient and Ready – a ground­break­ing, indus­try-lead­ing pro­gramme deliv­ered by sus­tain­able farm­ing organ­i­sa­tion LEAF

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LEAF extends its knowledge exchange capabilities through link up with Rothamsted Research

Lead­ing sus­tain­able farm­ing organ­i­sa­tion, LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing) and Rotham­st­ed Research have announced they are to fur­ther strength­en their strate­gic part­ner­ship to accel­er­ate the sci­en­tif­ic knowl­edge exchange around more…

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£1.3m of projects now tackling carbon emissions thanks to new grants from Co-op Foundation and Co-op

Car­bon Inno­va­tion Fund is a total £3m part­ner­ship, part-fund­ed through the sale of com­postable car­ri­er bags in Co-op stores

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LEAF Insights: making the most of your membership

FREE LEAF Mem­ber work­shops this autumn to help you get the most out of your mem­ber­ship to build busi­ness resilience.

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New farming entrants recognised as sustainable farming champions

Har­ri­et Ross and Ben Lowe, new entrants at HB Farms near Udny, Ellon in Aberdeen­shire have been recog­nised for their pio­neer­ing approach­es to more sus­tain­able farm­ing by lead­ing farm­ing organisation…

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LEAF Farmers Advance Their Net-Zero Commitments

Eight LEAF farm­ers will be tai­lor­ing their Inte­grat­ed Farm Man­age­ment prac­tices to the next lev­el of sus­tain­able farm­ing excel­lence as part of a new one year project, fol­low­ing the success…

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Yattendon Estate recognised for its sustainable farming excellence

The Yat­ten­don Estate in Berk­shire has become the lat­est farm to join the LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing) UK net­work of Demon­stra­tion Farms set up to advance sus­tain­able farm­ing knowledge…

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LEAF’s response to the Government’s National Food Strategy white paper published Monday 13th June 2022

LEAF cau­tious­ly wel­comes the gov­ern­ments’ Nation­al Food Strat­e­gy white paper.

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Caroline Drummond MBE

Hon DSc, NSch, Hon­FSE, FRAgS, FIAgM, FRSA, FSB, CEnv, BSc (Hons) Agric 24th June 1963 — 23rd May 2022

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