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The State of Nature

The latest report on the state of the UK’s Nature shows that 41% of species have declined in abundance since 1970. State of Nature 2019, following previous reports in 2013 and 2016, produced by a partnership of conservation NGOs, research institutes, UK and national governments and thousands of volunteers, highlights that 15% of species are […]

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Invitation to our 2019 AGM

This year’s Annual General Meeting of the Biodynamic Land Trust will be held on Saturday 12th October at Hawkwood College, Stroud from 11.30 am to 1pm. All are welcome to attend, not just members. The event will include a discussion time, after the official matters of the AGM, to share reflections and updates on how our […]

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Director’s update – Summer 2019

At last a newsletter, lots of news to share and an AGM coming up on 12th October, preceded by the Ecodynamic AGM and followed by an Oakbrook Farm walk. Proper invites to be sent by email with all the information. Apologies for the lack of newsletters over the last year, it has been one of […]

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Sustaining the planet

Climate change’s impact on agriculture and the need for a radical shift in approach is becoming more noticeable in the mainstream media. Whether it’s the first joint Sustainable Food Trust and National Farmers Union conference “Farming and climate change: towards net zero carbon emissions” in July or the Food and Countryside Commission’s recent report “Our […]

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Farmers championing health

When asked what farming is for, one response might be to produce food to keep us healthy.  While there is increasing evidence of the wider health and wellbeing benefits of time spent in the natural environment, sadly, current government policy doesn’t yet make the link between human health and agriculture. However, recent research by the […]

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