Month: October 2016

Agroforestry: our insurance against an uncertain future?

Agroforestry probably offers the best single answer to flood control – and a great deal else besides. It must become a priority. If there was a one-word answer to all the world’s problems, it surely would be trees. Trees are

What could food and farming look like post Brexit?

This week, some of the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) team were in Westminster, attending the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Agroecology for Sustainable Food and Farming‘s annual Farmers in Parliament event. And this year it was, of course, taking on

NUTRITION – A COMPLETE RE-THINK

At the 2017 Oxford Real Farming Conference we’ll be discussing what amounts to a paradigm shift in nutritional theory – a completely different worldview – based not least on a new appreciation of the gut microbiota: the bacteria and archaeans

BRITAIN NEEDS THE OXFORD REAL FARMING CONFERENCE!

Radical thinking is vital, says Colin Tudge The Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) began in 2010 as the antidote to the “official”, Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) at which the Establishment (Defra, the NFU, big industry, and their attendant intellectuals) tell