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LEAF Chief Executive named one of Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of the Decade’


LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) Chief Executive, Caroline Drummond, has been awarded Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of the Decade’ award for sustainable farming, celebrating her achievements and contribution to sustainability…

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Farmers Urged to Speak Out for UK Farming

LEAF launches new communications training workshops for farmers and researchers.

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16 years on over 900 farming businesses engaged with the LEAF Marque assurance system

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has released its seventh Global Impacts Report – ‘Delivering More Sustainable Food and Farming’ revealing continued growth in the UK with 39% of fruit and…

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New field labs to investigate farm food waste – opportunities for farmers and growers

Farmers and growers will lead the way in investigating methods of reducing production waste through new field labs with Innovative Farmers.

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Farm Education Awards celebrate the very best agricultural education projects in the UK

Nominations are now open for the Bayer-LEAF Education Awards. Refreshed with a new name, look and feel, they celebrate all the great work that farmers and those involved in agriculture…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday is Best Public Access for Public Goods says Chief Executive

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the single most effective and supported way for farmers to provide public access, said Caroline Drummond, LEAF’s Chief Executive, in an exclusive interview this week…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019 - Make a date to get closer to farming on 9th June

On Sunday 9th June, farms across the country are opening their gates and inviting the public to come and find out more about farming and what farmers do. LEAF Open…

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LEAF: A Year in Review 2018

We are delighted to publish our Annual Report for 2018. A huge thank you to everyone who has helped us to accomplish so much!

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Farmers are having huge impact on public perception, LEAF Open Farm Sunday figures reveal

Farmers who invite the public onto their farms are having a lasting positive impact, with nearly 90% of visitors in 2018 saying it has changed the way they think about farming.

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Lidl launches range of LEAF Marque certified Christmas trees

Real Christmas trees carrying the LEAF Marque certification are available in Lidl stores for the first time this year. Launching into stores nationwide from 29th November, the beautiful Non-Drop Nordman…

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