Members events

Breakfast on the Farm

We will have a stand at this event being run by the Herefordshire Food Alliance. Come along to eat delicious, locally sourced food and find out how farmers are working hard to protect their soils and our rivers.  For more details and to book tickets: For any enquiries contact:    Read more →

Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day 2023

FREE ENTRY   Drop in anytime from 12.00noon – 6.00pm THERE WILL BE STANDS REPRESENTING MANY ASPECTS FARMING AND RURAL BUSINESS, INCLUDING:- Wildlife / Environmental / Meadow restoration adviceFuture Farm Resilience programs Farm business management adviceEnvironmental Land Management Schemes inc. Sustainable Farming IncentiveCountryside StewardshipManaging woodlands / Woodland grantsGood Soil & Water management / Farming Rules for Water / Cross CompliancePesticide handling / NVZ… Read more →

Governance for Multiple Outcomes at Landscape Scale on Commons – A DEFRA Test and Trial

This free session will include: An update on ELM on commons Exploring the governance and legal aspects required for long term agreements on commons with Josie Edwards from Michelmores LLP.   Case Study: Exploring the options for delivering at landscape scale on the Malvern Hills commons  Q&A    Register here     Read more →

Green Futures Roadshow

Join Herefordshire Rural Hub for updates on: CROSS COMPLIANCE – What still applies on farm FARMING RULES FOR WATER – How to comply & what to expect during an inspection ELMS – What we know so far …–  SUSTAINABLE FARMING INCENTIVE–  COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP–  ANIMAL HEALTH & WELFARE REVIEW FARM RESILIENCE – How to prepare your business for the Agricultural Transition… Read more →

Orchard Management for Biodiversity

Join the Colwall Orchard Group, in partnership with the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), for a free event (booking essential) on Thursday 8th June 2023 at the Colwall Village Garden. This is a great opportunity for orchard owners to discover the wide range of wildlife that orchards support, as well as management practices which can help to… Read more →

Hay Meadow Festival – Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

The Hay Meadow Festival will take place on Saturday 15th July in Craven Arms, Shropshire.  Sarah Jameson, who writes a meadow blog, is on the organising committee and says It’s a fantastic event that takes place every 2 years – with scything competitions and rural stalls. Here’s the link: If any Herefordshire Meadows members are thinking of going along… Read more →

Open Garden Event at Eardisley Castle followed by Choral Evensong in Eardisley Church

Meadow Restoration at Castle House was part of the Pollinator Meadows Project funded by The Duke of Cornwall’s Benevolent Fund through Plantlife and Herefordshire Meadows.    Blair Priday, host, summarised the project saying “We started making Castle meadow in September 2020 with a great deal of invaluable support from Herefordshire Meadows and Plantlife.  This was Herefordshire Meadows’ first experience of making… Read more →