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ORFC 2019 Call for ideas

11th July 2018 We are just six months away from ORFC 2019 – the 10th anniversary of the conference.  ORFC is an annual gathering which brings together practicing mud-on-the-boots farmers and growers with scientists, economists, activists, and anyone else with a keen interest

Work for us! ORFC Conference Manager job opportunity

2019 will be our 10th anniversary.  So a special year for us – as well as the whole farming community as we face Brexit! And a huge opportunity for a Conference Manager to oversee a programme that can take us

New ORFC 2018 video resources available

Hello friends! We are delighted to say that in addition to our comprehensive audio archive from ORFC 2018, we are now able to add four, full-length videos from our sessions. Great thanks to Zoe Broughton who undertook this additional filming

Guest blog: The jeopardy and the opportunity – The Brexit Room at ORFC

Guest blog by Vicki Hird (@vickihird) and Kath Dalmeny (@kath_dalmeny), from Sustain: the Alliance for better food and farming               Brexit looms large over the agricultural sector, and the ORFC is no exception. The

Why have we raised the ticket price this year and why speakers need to buy tickets…

Ticket prices Thanks to our sponsors and funders we have over the years been able to subsidise the cost of the conference tickets to delegates. This is a very important part of what ORFC is all about. We do not

ORFC’s Manager Nessie Reid gives us a peek into next years conference…

Conference Manager Nessie Reid fills us in on how the programme is shaping up in this sneak-peek video! Don’t forget, ORFC 2018 Tickets available here

ART, FOOD AND FARMING: Call for artist in residence at ORFC 2018

Closing date: 7 November Calling to all artists/musicians/poets/dancers interested in food, farming and the environment. John Berger, the great art critic and writer allegedly said “The strange power of art is sometimes it can show that what people have in common is

We’re back! Announcing the Call for Contributions for the 2018 Oxford Real Farming Conference

With only 6 months until the ORFC 2018 (how time flies!) we’ve begun pulling together an exciting programme for 2018…  When we asked for your ideas this time last year, the UK had recently voted to leave the European Union. This

ORFC 2017 content is now live

If you would like to relive the ORFC 2017, take a look at our photos here. I am pleased to announce that all the PowerPoints and audio recordings from this year’s conference can be found in our 2017 Archive. Nessie

The ORFC poet in residence

“Go into the towns and cities laden with produce and stories… too much fact runs off busy people like water from compacted soil. Learn how to open them to the seeds of ideas…”  The French writer, designer and playwright Jean