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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LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2021 continues to drive public engagement with farming


Over 100 farms opened their gates for this year’s LEAF Open Farm Sun­day and for the first time since 2019, thou­sands of peo­ple took the oppor­tu­ni­ty to vis­it a farm…

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LEAF Education Demonstration School network grows

Our Lady’s Catholic Pri­ma­ry School in Alces­ter become LEAF Edu­ca­tion’s lat­est Demon­stra­tion School show­cas­ing best prac­tice in food, farm­ing and envi­ron­ment education.

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The National Food Strategy Part 2: LEAF's Response

Led by Hen­ry Dim­ble­by, the Nation­al Food Strat­e­gy was com­mis­sioned by gov­ern­ment to set out a vision and a plan for a bet­ter food sys­tem. Read LEAF’s response.

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Join the team: Business Relationships Coordinator

LEAF has an excit­ing new oppor­tu­ni­ty to join our team as a Busi­ness Rela­tion­ships Coor­di­na­tor.

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New study demonstrates the value of the LEAF Marque beyond certification

The lat­est inde­pen­dent eval­u­a­tion con­cludes that LEAF Mar­que goes beyond an envi­ron­men­tal assur­ance sys­tem and under­pins all aspects of LEAF’s wider work in devel­op­ing and demon­strat­ing more sus­tain­able, cli­mate positive…

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Medical students learn about sustainable farming and food production

In an indus­try first, a new on-farm ini­tia­tive designed to edu­cate and engage med­ical stu­dents about sus­tain­abil­i­ty, food pro­duc­tion and farm­ing has been cre­at­ed in part­ner­ship with LEAF Edu­ca­tion, Quorn…

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LEAF Education highlights the positive impact of farm visits on young people’s mental and physical wellbeing

LEAF Edu­ca­tion is call­ing on pri­ma­ry and sec­ondary school teach­ers to con­sid­er the men­tal and phys­i­cal well­be­ing ben­e­fits of farm vis­its when book­ing Covid-secure out­door learn­ing experiences.

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday strengthens support for farmers

With two months until LEAF Open Farm Sun­day on the 27th June, we announce the appoint­ment of eight ambas­sadors to sup­port farm­ers, crofters and small­hold­ers tak­ing part.

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New report reveals LEAF Marque businesses are leading the way in climate positive farming

Lead­ing glob­al sus­tain­able farm­ing organ­i­sa­tion, LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing) has today (26 March 2021) released its lat­est Glob­al Impacts Report, show­ing the con­tin­ued progress of LEAF Mar­que cer­ti­fied businesses…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans for 2021

LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing), organ­is­ers of the farm­ing industry’s annu­al open day, LEAF Open Farm Sun­day (LOFS), has today announced a year-round pro­gramme of pub­lic engage­ment to sup­port this…

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