Ethical Farming Conference Hailed a Success
Two hundred farmers, researchers, academics and students from Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Ireland, the USA and from across the UK took part in what is believed to be the first ever conference on the emerging ‘ethical’ farming sector.
The event was co-organised by four farms – Mossgiel Farm, Peelham Farm, Rainton Farm and Whitmuir Organic – all…read more
Ethical farming in the spotlight tomorrow
Farmers, researchers and academics from Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Ireland, the USA and from across the UK will gather in south west Scotland tomorrow at a conference to discuss the growing appetite for ethical farming and food production.
The Ethical Farming Conference is being co-organised by four Scottish farms – Mossgiel Farm, Peelham Farm,…read more
Bursaries awarded for Ethical Farming Conference
Ten young women have been awarded bursaries to attend the Ethical Farming Conference free of charge after their places were funded by the Scottish Government’s Regional Food Fund.
The conference, which takes place on Thursday 16th May in south west Scotland, will explore models of food production that have a focus on fair work for people, high welfare…read more
Conference Preview: Nutrition & Social Impact
By Wilma Finlay
We all have our hobby horses and one of mine is wondering why farming doesn’t take more account of the societal effect it has? So the Nutrition & Social Impact session at the Ethical Farming Conference is one I am particularly looking forward to.
Right now most farmers, especially livestock farmers, are feeling pretty low. The pendulum has swung firmly against us and we have been made to feel that…read more
Booking Opens and Bursaries Launched
Tickets for the UK’s first Ethical Farming Conference have opened for booking. The conference takes place on Thursday 16th May in south west Scotland and will explore models of transferable, scalable and sustainable ethical food production. The conference is being co-organised by four Scottish farms who all lead on an ethical proposition – Mossgiel Farm, Peelham Farm, Rainton Farm and Whitmuir Organic. A bursary scheme offering free of charge…read more
Ethical Farming Conference Announced
What is thought to be the UK’s first Ethical Farming Conference has been announced in south west Scotland. The event is designed to raise awareness of ethical and sustainable food production. It is being organised by four south of Scotland farms – Mossgiel, Peelham, Rainton and Whitmuir – who all lead on organic, ethical and sustainable propositions.
The event will take place on 16th May at Rainton Farm, home of The Ethical Dairy, the largest cow with calf farm in Europe. …