CEVAS training: hosting a school visit 03 Nov 2014
Course for farmers, gardeners and countryside staff. Free, with optional accreditation which costs £50. Two-day course, 3+10 November. Download flyer. Location: The Ability Centre, Swansea Contact details:
National Soil Symposium 25 Nov 2014 10:00
The Soil Association are delighted to welcome a number of internationally renowned experts to this year's National Soil Symposium to discuss resilience. We will be joined for the first time in the UK by world renowned author Jeff Lowenfels (Teaming with Microbes and Teaming with Nutrients) along with the highly acclaimed Professor Carlo Leifert and leading soil scientist Dr Julia Cooper. Location: St Johns Hotel, 651 Warwick Rd, Solihull, West Midlands B91 1AT Contact details: read more...
9th ORC Annual Organic Producer's Conference 26 Nov 2014 10:00
The Organic Producer Conference is getting closer! We have a great line-up already with more to come! See the latest programme here. Together with the Soil Association's National Soil Symposium (25th November), which will be focusing on resilience, it should be an inspiring three days.
The ORC Organic Producers' Conference has producer-focused technical, business and policy workshops on the first day (26th November), and a more specific focus on current research and innovation activities on the second day (27th November), with the aim of bringing producers, researchers, advisers and students together to make change happen!
Residential packages including the Symposium and ORC Conference are available from £188 +VAT. Day tickets from £56 +VAT. There are further discounts available for eligible English producers for both events through the RDPE. Bursaries are available on application. Please note the early bird closing date of 31st October 2014 with all prices increasing by 20% from 1st November 2014.