Mon, 22 Aug|
Trees on Farms Field Trip 2 of 4 Broughshane
The Irish Agroforestry Forum are holding a farm walk and talk with Ian, Thomas, and Ben Gibson looking at a silvopastoral system on their commercial hill sheep and beef farm. This event is in collaboration with our friends at GrowIn, Woodland Trust, CAFRE and Ulster Wildlife.
Time & Location
22 Aug 2022, 14:00
Broughshane, 115 Longmore Rd, Broughshane, Ballymena BT43 7HR, UK
About the event
Farm walk and talk with Ian and Thomas Gibson. This is the first of 4 farm walks over 2 days.
Please book for each individually - links are below to the other events.
1. Monday 22nd August 11am Greenmount
2. Monday 22nd August 2pm Rathsherry Farm, Broughshane
3. Tuesday 23rd August 10am Sinéad and Réamaí Mathers’ farm at Cushendall
4. Tuesday 23rd August 2pm Broughgammon Farm near Ballycastle
- Sat, 03 JunMoyvore03 Jun, 14:00 – 16:00Moyvore, Moyvore, Co. Westmeath, IrelandOnsite Insights: farm walk & practical actions for nature with Farming for Nature Ambassador James Ham - “Hedgerow management and incorporating trees into farming systems.” The Farming for Nature farm walks are an opportunity for FFN Ambassadors to showcase their contribution to nature.
- Wed, 14 JunCrecora14 Jun, 18:30 – 20:30Crecora, Skehanagh, Crecora, Co. Limerick, IrelandOnsite Insights: farm walk & practical actions for nature with Farming for Nature Ambassador Sean Condon, an organic dairy farmer from Crecora, County Limerick. He farms about 140 acres of good grassland and runs an extensive dairy farming system, milking 50 cows once a day.
- Thu, 15 JunAntrim
- Tue, 20 JunBrook Hall Estate and Gardens
- Sat, 24 JunConnemara Co. Galway24 Jun, 14:00 – 16:30Connemara Co. GalwayOnsite Insights: farm walk & practical actions for nature with Farming for Nature Ambassador Aonghus Ó Coistealbha, a market gardener with a 1-acre farm where Aonghus grows a variety of chemical-free vegetables including lettuce/salad leaves, onions, tomatoes, radishes, herbs and more.
- Sat, 01 JulFalkland01 Jul, 21:00 – 21:05Falkland, The Stables, Falkland Estate, Falkland, Cupar KY15 7AF, UKGO Falkland, a one-day event featuring talks and sessions on regenerative farming, sharing knowledge from leading practitioners, soil health specialists, and farmers on the regenerative journey. This event is for farmers, small holders, growers, educators, and anyone interested in soil health.
- Wed, 06 SeptEastbrook Farm, Lower Farm, Bishopstone,