Archive 2018

For a printable PDF version of the programme, click here.

For the list of conference attendees, see ORFC 2018 delegate list.

Below you can find power-point presentations of ORFC 2018 sessions.

Please note that not all speakers created power-points so if there are any missing, this is the reason why!

For ORFC 2018 AUDIO recordings, click here.

 

DAY 1: THURSDAY 5TH JANUARY 2018

 

MAIN HALL

Brexit State of Play

The Great Disappearing Act

ASSEMBLY HALL

Localised food systems: ensuring UK policies strengthen healthy food provision and food sovereignty here and abroad

Farm labour and livelihoods – workers, new entrants and who will pick our fruit and veg after Brexit?

Post-Brexit farm support: how should farm payments and other support be governed?

OLD LIBRARY

Making your mark, making your market

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Trees: Improving the lives of livestock

What animals want – Siobhan Mullan

What animals want – Kate Still

LONG ROOM

Food Workers Unite?

Securing Farmland – overview

Securing Farmland – presentation 2

ST. ALDATE’S

Permaculture and International Development

Human Ecology – overview

Human Ecology overview continued

Human Ecology Svenja Meyerricks

Farming Renewables Overview

Farming Renewables Guy Parker

Farming Renewables Liz Reason

CHRISTOPHER ROOM

The Land Needs Us (LUNCH TIME)

Micro-dairy Mountain Hall Farm

Stroud Micro-dairy

Tali Eichner Micro-dairy

Delivering diversity in farm scales: challenges and opportunities

Delivering diversity continued…

 

DAY 1: FRIDAY 6TH JANUARY 2018

Miraculous abundance: one quarter acre, two French farmers and enough food to feed the world

Scotland’s good food nation bill: what would count as success?

Restoring lost species to their landscapes. Can farmers really help?

Restoring Lost Species part 2

ASSEMBLY ROOM

Launchpad: Achieving sustainable agricultural systems

OLD LIBRARY

Creating a network of incubator farms

Making the people’s food policy a reality

Agricultural land, are we taxing it right?

Civil disobedience and policy change

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Small-scale abattoirs to on-farm slaughter

Mechanical Weeding; tried and tested

Mixing it up – Overview

Mixing it up – Green manures

Mixing it up – Vitacress

Mixing it up – Steve Briggs

LONG ROOM

Heritage Grain Lab

Developing healthy and sustainable UK herb cultivation

ST. ALDATE’S ROOM

Creating gardens of sanctuary

Access to land for agroecological farming – getting practical while dreaming big

Organic arable breeding as a “citizen science” experience

CHRISTOPHER ROOM

Seed: the beginning and the end

Harmony in food and farming: Bronwen Percival

Harmony in food and farming: Charlotte Russell

Nature Friendly Farming

Slipstream Wales: scaled up change and bold ambition

Slipstream Wales continued…