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Events diary

Organic Centre Wales regularly organise and attend sector events and these are listed below.

If you know of any events relating to Organic Food and Farming that are not listed, please send us the details.

For events in England and Wales organised by other organic farming organisations see the following:

Soil Association
Organic Farmers and Growers
Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA)
Organic Growers Association

Organic livestock auctions are organised regularly by:
McCartneys, Brecon 01874 622386
Welshpool Livestock Sales 01938 553438
Carmarthen 01267 236268

Improving Soil Health - Developing tools for land managers 31 Mar 2015 10:00

A two day conference for scientists and land managers to discuss these issues:
What are the characteristics of a healthy soil?
Which measures of soil characteristics link to essential soil functions?
Which measures indicate that soils have the capacity to maintain a good level of function despite
challenges arising e.g. from human use or climate change?
How can we best communicate information about soils to support decision making by land managers?
Location: The Wyndham Garden Grantham Hotel, Marston, Lincs
Contact details:, (0)2476 574998

RWAS Spring Festival 16 May 2015

Come and visit us in the Small Holder Centre. We are helping to run the 10 Minute Talk Shop again, and the Welsh Grain Forum will be running workshops on using Welsh flour, featuring pizzas and cob ovens!
Location: RWAS Showground Builth Wells

Starting Up as a Sustainable Farmer and Grower 16 May 2015

This day-long course looks at what it takes to be a sustainable farmer and grower. If sustainable farming is something that interests you, this course will give you a chance to learn about what it takes to be a farmer, how to develop the skills needed to farm well, different models for acquiring land to farm, farm diversification and how to finance your venture. Run by Troed y Rhiw partners, Alicia Miller and Nathan Richards, it will offer some frank talk and insight into running a small-scale sustainable farm and point you towards organisations and initiatives that will help support your venture. A delicious vegetarian lunch using farm produce and refreshments are included.
Accommodation is available for courses in our converted stone barns.
£45 (VAT inclusive)

Location: Troed Y Rhiw, Llwyndafydd, New Quay, Ceredigion SA44 6BY
Contact details: 01545 560 475.

Welsh Organic Supply Chains Conference 21 May 2015 10:00 - 16:00

Including highlights of the Better Organic Business Links projects, and a new strategy for organics in Wales. Details to follow but save the date!
Location: RWAS Showground Builth Wells
Contact details: 01970 621679

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