Can regenerative farming save the planet?
Camilla Burrow, Chief Executive of Wild Oxfordshire will give a short update on some of our achievements over the last 12 months, followed by the main lecture given by Jonty Brunyee Head of Sustainable Farming at FarmED (West Oxfordshire). Jonty Brunyee is passionate about regenerative farming, sustainable food and knowledge exchange, and has 25 years’ experience in the sustainable farming and environmental sector. He will focus on Regenerative Farming – what it means, the key principles, what it looks like in practise, and finally the pros and cons of regenerative farming.
Jonty Brunyee Head of Sustainable Farming
Jonty is a National Trust farm tenant at Conygree Farm (www.conygreefarm.co.uk ) in the Cotswolds, producing organic and pasture fed beef and lamb, and species rich grassland, and won the NT Farming with Nature Award in 2017. ‘My role as Manager of FarmED combines my passion for regenerative farming and knowledge exchange, which will go hand-in-hand here. Our aim is to promote and accelerate the transition towards regenerative farming and sustainable food systems by providing inspirational education, innovative research, and personal development opportunities. FarmED will provide an inspiring platform to stimulate debate and inspire a diverse range of audiences, from school children to farmers and rural entrepreneurs as well as any individual or organisation with an interest in agroecology and the countryside.’