Work­ing in partnership

LEAF works in part­ner­ship with a num­ber of like-mind­ed organ­i­sa­tions sup­port­ing the devel­op­ment, demon­stra­tion and uptake of more sus­tain­able farming.

Ready And Resilient

LEAF have teamed up with glob­al crop pro­tec­tion and seed com­pa­ny Corte­va Agri­science in the search to devel­op new LEAF demon­stra­tion farm­ers as emerg­ing lead­ers in sus­tain­able farming.

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Jor­dans Farm Partnership

The Jor­dans Farm Part­ner­ship is an inno­v­a­tive part­ner­ship between LEAF, The Wildlife Trusts, Jor­dans and The Prince’s Coun­try­side Fund to pro­mote sus­tain­able farm­ing prac­tice and address rur­al devel­op­ment issues.

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SEAMS (Sus­tain­abil­i­ty in Edu­ca­tion and Agri­cul­ture using Mixtures)

SEAMS (Sus­tain­abil­i­ty in Edu­ca­tion and Agri­cul­ture using Mix­tures) is a four year project fund­ed by the Esmée Fair­bairn Foun­da­tion, and coor­di­nat­ed by the James Hut­ton Insti­tute. The project aims to devel­op, pro­mote and imple­ment crop species mix­tures as a sus­tain­able crop pro­duc­tion sys­tem for Scot­land and a resource for knowl­edge exchange on food pro­duc­tion, agri­cul­tur­al ecol­o­gy and envi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­i­ty to a wider audi­ence includ­ing school groups.

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Access to Farms

CEVAS stands for Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme. A nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

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Agricology

Agricology is a ‘one-stop shop’ for practical, independent information about sustainable agriculture for UK farmers and growers. It picks the best available resources featuring information about a range of farming approaches including, Integrated Farming Management, organic farming, permaculture and conservation agriculture.

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Campaign for the Farmed Environment

The Campaign for the Farmed Environment helps farming businesses, by signposting to best practice in soil management, crop nutrition and pesticide use. CFE helps farmers support the natural environment, whilst farming productively.

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Certification Bodies

LEAF Marque has built a strong relationship with 17 Certification Bodies that have a combined global coverage representing all the growing regions.

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Countryside Classroom

Countryside Classroom helps teachers to find resources, places to visit and school support relating to the themes of food, farming and the natural environment.

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DiverIMPACTS

DiverIMPACTS (Diversification through Rotation, Intercropping, Multiple Cropping, Promoted with Actors and value-Chains towards Sustainability) is look at the full potential of crop diversification through rotation, intercropping and multiple cropping. It will aim to demonstrate clear technical, economic and environmental benefit for farmers, supply chains and society.

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DIVERSify

DIVERSify (Designing InnoVative plant teams for Ecosystem Resilience and agricultural Sustainability) aims to construct new approaches and tools to investigate the mechanisms underpinning the benefits associated with cropping, crop traits and the ergonomic practices that promote these, focusing on arable and grassland systems.

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Innovative Farmers

Innovative Farmers is a not for profit initiative giving farmers research support and funding and focuses on finding sustainable solutions to farmers’ practical problems through trialling, testing and hands-on research.

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ISEAL Alliance

ISEAL is the global leader in defining and communicating what good practice looks like for sustainability standards. Through this work, ISEAL helps drive standards towards delivering more positive impact. At the heart of this is ISEAL’s set of core principles that define credibility in standards.

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PLAID: Peer-to-peer Learning: Accessing Innovation through Demonstration

A three-year project enabling a range of farmers to access learning opportunities on commercial demonstration farms. It involves creating a database of commercial demonstration farms throughout Europe, identifying funding areas for demonstration farms, developing virtual demonstration sites and identify best practices in demonstration which will be promoted to other demonstration farmers through guidelines and decision-support tools.

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SolACE

SolACE (SOLutions for improving Agroecosystem and Crop Efficiency for water and nutrient use) is looking at ways to improve agroecosystem and crop efficiency for water and nutrient use. A number of LEAF potato growers will share their expertise to project partners, other farmers and scientists. We will also be leading on the dissemination and communication aspects of the project, including developing factsheets, short videos and policy briefs. SolACE runs for five years.

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