LEAF organise events throughout the year to help, inform, educate and celebrate the work that goes into protecting the environment and agriculture.

LEAF Annual Conference 2018

The LEAF Annual Conference took place on Tuesday 20th November at the Barclays in London. This unique and intimate opportunity was for farmers, the food chain, researchers and agricultural industry as well as government officials to discuss and learn from each other about the current state of food defence.

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Events archive

Catch up on some of our previous events with access to presentations, photos, videos and commentary from the day.

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Forthcoming events

We have recently expanded our series of exciting events, stay tuned for more information on the next LEAF Marque Summit, IFM Conference, LEAF Education and Public Engagement Conference and LEAF Annual Conference... 

February 2019

19th Feb 2019

Blackbird Farming Ltd, Hempstead Farm, Hempstead Lane, Tonge, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 9BJ​

Delivering savings, examining trade-offs and monitoring impacts (LEAF & AHDB joint event)

We're joining up with AHDB for this business-focussed event, to examine the economic gains and costs of more environmentally-friendly farming. The event will be hosted at Blackbird Farming Ltd - a LEAF Demonstration Farm and AHDB Monitor Farm.

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26th Feb 2019

Bainbridge Farms, Donkin Rigg, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4LA

Benefits, Opportunities and Challenges of Permanent Grassland

We would be pleased if you could join us for a workshop investigating the benefits and barriers to improving permanent grassland management on the 26th February at Bainbridge Farms, Morpeth, Northumberland. This workshop is part of the SUPER-G project, which aims to co-develop sustainable permanent grassland systems and policies with farmers and policymakers.

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March 2019

1st Mar 2019

WRAP Project: Monitoring on-farm efficiency and waste management (Date TBC)

We have 5 workshops based in England looking at systems to improve farm efficiency through food waste management. There’s an opportunity for farms in the following sectors: Carrots, Apples (dessert), Wheat, Tomatoes and Eggs. This is a collaboration between LEAF, 3Keel and Innovative Farmers and is supported by WRAP and made possible through funding from Defra. (Date TBC)

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6th Mar 2019

Quicke’s Traditional Ltd, Home Farm, Newton St Cyres, Exeter, Devon EX5 5AY

Benefits, Opportunities and Challenges of Permanent Grassland

We would be pleased if you could join us for a workshop investigating the benefits and barriers to improving permanent grassland management on the 6th March at Quicke’s Traditional, Newton St Cyres, Exeter. Read on to find out more and to book email:

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21st Mar 2019

Sainsbury's Auditorium ,Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

LEAF Marque Summit 2019

LEAF Marque Summit 2019: ​Beyond Certification: Transforming business resilience through sustainability. The impacts, benefits and opportunities. Will be taking place at Sainsbury's in London on Thursday 21st March 2019.

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April 2019

9th Apr 2019

The Allerton Project, Loddington, Leicestershire, LE7 9XE

Diversity in Arable Farming: Trees, grass leys and livestock

We would be pleased if you could join us for this event investigating the benefits and barriers to diversity in arable farming. Run in collaboration with The Woodland Trust and The Allerton Project.

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16th Apr 2019

to 17th Apr 2019

Middle Barn Grain Store, Overbury Enterprises, Overbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 7NX

BASIS Introduction to IFM and LEAF Marque Training

A BASIS accredited two-day training course covering all aspects of Integrated Farm Management and the LEAF Marque Standard. This is an ideal first step for anyone looking to become LEAF Marque certified or wanting to gain more out of their certification. Aimed at producers, advisors and auditors, it also offers a deep dive into the aims and processes of LEAF Marque certification to help advise others or certify businesses.

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24th Apr 2019

to 10th May 2019

LEAF Speak Out Roadshow 2019

Communications workshops to stretch your perspective, sharpen your skills and ignite your enthusiasm. Join us at one of our Speak Out roadshow events spread around the UK.

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May 2019

16th May 2019

Cambs Farms Growers Ltd, Prickwillow, Ely CB7 4SL

Save The Date: LEAF IFM Field Event 2019

A date for your diary: The LEAF IFM Field event is back for 2019 after the success of last years event at Elveden Estate. For 2019 we will be visiting Cambs Farms Growers on the 16th May. More information will soon follow.

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June 2019

9th Jun 2019

Open Farm Sunday 2019

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Farmers across Britain are invited to take part and host an event.

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