Russ Carrington is a regenerative farming and supply chain consultant, and coordinator of the Global Grassfed Alliance. He was formerly at the helm of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association in the UK and tirelessly promotes the benefits of regenerative agriculture for animals, farmers and consumers. He also sits on a European Focus Group for Sustainable Beef and holds various roles across the… Read more →
This a great chance to see one of the 2019 pilot meadows a year on. Hilary Hillier is kindly showing us the meadow she enhanced a year ago with seed from Plantlife’s Joan’s Hill reserve. Come and hear how Hilary did the restoration work and see the results so far. This event is particularly relevant to anyone planning a restoration project… Read more →
This is the first of our autumn seedling safaris and is a great chance to see a meadow in early establishment. Matt Pitts, Plantlife’s Meadow Adviser will be joining us to look at a restoration a few weeks after seeding where our host Ian Horsley has recently enhanced some permanent pasture with wildflower seed through the Boost for Biodiversity programme.… Read more →
The Thomas family has been managing a site with scrub, grassland, orchard and woodland at Risbury Court for years. Richard Thomas is kindly offering to share his experience of recent changes in grazing system on this mosaic of habitats. It is ideal for members who have scrub encroaching flower rich or potentially diverse swards and want find out more about… Read more →
This walk has been rearranged from October 2020 This walk is on steep forest paths and scrubby grassland. It is of interest to anyone managing historic sites and any kind of grassland, scrub, tree mosaic with or without livestock. Booking will open nearer the time but please save the date Booking Essential. Read more →
Our hosts are Hilary and Matthew Engel who will guide us around the farm and the historic mill at Fair Oak. David Lovelace will then set up one or more light traps and we will have the chance to see how this is done and to start to learn how to identify moths typical of the grassland landscape of the… Read more →
This is a virtual farm walk for anyone who sowed seed in 2019 and has seedlings emerging at the moment. We will look at photos from members meadows and Matt Pitts, Meadow Adviser from Plantlife will be on hand to ID seedlings and give advice on management of your meadow in the early months, including maintaining the balance between wildflower… Read more →
This joint event with the Woodland Trust has been cancelled. We hope to re arrange for the AUTUMN. Please watch this space. This walk is on steep forest paths and scrubby grassland. It is of interest to anyone managing historic sites and any kind of grassland, scrub, tree mosaic with or without livestock. For full details of possible discussion… Read more →
Herefordshire Meadows Forum 29 Feb 2020. Carbon, cows and calculators. Diverse swards as part of the solution.
Herefordshire Meadows 4th Annual Forum full programme announced and open for booking. Come and find out what Herefordshire Meadows has been up to in 2019 Hear group members share their experience of meadow making Discover how to develop a carbon reduction strategy for your farm Key speakers include :- Becky Willson, Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit. Carbon, cows and calculators –… Read more →
Herefordshire Meadows 4th Annual Forum. Carbon, cows and calculators. Diverse swards as part of the solution.
Come and find out what Herefordshire Meadows has been up to in 2019 Hear group members share their experience of meadow making Discover how to develop a carbon reduction strategy for your farm Chair James Hawkins; Warren Farms BOOKING ESSENTIAL Becky Willson, Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit. Carbon, cows and calculators; digging deeper into the solutions Becky has been involved in… Read more →