Countryside Stewardship Application Accepted!

It was with great relief when I opened the envelope from Natural England and read that the farm's application for a new higher tier countryside stewardship scheme has been successful. It will begin in January next year and go through until December 2022. For our farm, conservation management is not only important for the wildlife … Continue reading Countryside Stewardship Application Accepted!

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 11 – Tom Martin

Tom Martin returned to his family's farm in Cambridgeshire a few years ago after several years working in various different industries. As well as managing the arable side of things on the farm he's now active in a range of farming linked organisations, including the NFU, CLA, LEAF and East of England Agricultural Society. Recently … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 11 – Tom Martin

5 ways to be more eco-friendly when you travel – Guest post by Craig Scott

Living an eco-friendly lifestyle doesn't stop when you go on vacation (or holiday if you're British!). However, not many people know how to travel sustainably. Plus, with the millions of people that travel every day, it’s easy to forget about reducing your carbon emissions. To help you maintain your pact of going green and reduce … Continue reading 5 ways to be more eco-friendly when you travel – Guest post by Craig Scott

Blue Planet 2: The Unique Marketing Opportunity for Nature

Yesterday evening I scanned my twitter feed with a smile on my face as I read through the hundreds, probably thousands of tweets in response to the final episode of the BBC's  Blue Planet 2. https://twitter.com/Amelia_Womack/status/939987884043628544 https://twitter.com/jonoread/status/939955913141706753 https://twitter.com/stephenfry/status/939955382822232064 https://twitter.com/Helbell13/status/939966318538870786 https://twitter.com/davetherave_23/status/939959963463700480 It seemed that in a single evening the BBC had managed to engage more people … Continue reading Blue Planet 2: The Unique Marketing Opportunity for Nature

10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save on energy bills

It's a cliche but it's also true that it's not always easy being green. However, if you get into a routine, so that it becomes your new normal, there are some very simple things that you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and save on bills. I was recently forwarded this infographic which summarises 10 … Continue reading 10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save on energy bills