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A busy 2023 for Herefordshire Meadows

Herefordshire Meadows has had a busy year creating around 71ha of new species-rich grasslands at 24 sites across Herefordshire: 36.49ha of new species-rich grassland was created thanks our 2-year Botanica project funded by WWF & Airwick (a total of 63.5ha of species rich grassland created over 2022-2023). 18ha was created in North Herefordshire in partnership with Buglife, as part of… Read more →

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: https://herefordshirefoodcharter.org.uk/blog/breakfast-lunch-and-dinner-feast-this-autumn For any enquiries contact: hfdsfoodalliance@gmail.com    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 →

Herefordshire Meadows welcomes new assistant Meadow Adviser

Herefordshire Meadows is pleased to announce a new member to the team as we welcome our new assistant meadows advisor Carys Solman.  This new role will support Caroline Hanks and Rory Johnson on our Airwick Botanica grassland restoration and Buglife B-lines projects as well as the Herefordshire Meadows Advisory Service. Carys Solman has been working with the Wildlife Trusts for… Read more →

More restoration sites in 2022!!










In 2022, we created and restored a further 27ha of species rich grassland across Herefordshire. It has been fantastic to be able to work with more farmers and landowners across the county to keep on adding dots to our restoration map.

Woolhope Dome Workshop

On September 28th the Woolhope Village Hall was filled for a workshop entitled ‘Developing Natural Capital and Agri-environment schemes in the Woolhope Dome’. The event brought together farmers, smallholders and a whole host of other local stakeholders and organisations all interested in the management of this unique part of the county. Andrew Blake of Wye Valley AONB introduced the evening… Read more →

Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day

The 12th Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day will be held on Tuesday 18th October and is free to join. There will be stands representing many aspects of farming and rural business as well as a series of presentations on the most important topics affecting the rural sector in the county today. No booking required just drop in anytime. More information… Read more →

Making Meadows across Herefordshire

With the support of various funders, since 2019 Herefordshire Meadows members have been able to carry out meadow restoration works across the county. Most recently, in 2021, as a partner on Plantlife’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund Meadow Makers project we have restored over 56ha of additional wildflower meadows across Herefordshire. Below is a map showing where we have been working.… Read more →

Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day 2021

The Herefordshire Meadows team will be at the Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day enthusing all comers, answering questions and advising on all aspects of meadows and diverse grasslands. There are some great presentations throughout the afternoon too which you can book into.  The event is free to attend, but we recommend booking in advance for the presentations and 1-to-1 drop ins,… Read more →