Abby Rose is a farmer and soil health advocate, the co-founder of Vidacycle: making apps that support farmers to take a more regenerative approach to farming, including the Soilmentor Regen Platform in partnership with Nicole Masters.
Abby is also co-creator of Farmerama Radio: an award-winning podcast sharing the voices behind regenerative farming.
Based in the UK, Abby splits her time between working on her family farm, Vidacycle Farm, in Chile, and visiting farms on multiple continents learning from soils and understanding what it takes to build a more ecological farming future.
How can people work together and think about land restoration beyond just their own farm? We hear about three initiatives which demonstrate just how much community resilience can be achieved when farmers are able to collaborate. The kind of support that Commonland provides could help farmers to collectively navigate the tensions many are experiencing on […]
Vineyards are one of the fastest-growing agricultural sectors in the UK, with over 4,000 hectares now planted. Yet vines are extremely susceptible to fungal diseases, and it is very hard to grow them profitably with minimal inputs. In this session we aim to bring together some of the leading proponents of regenerative viticulture to explore […]
Dig into the underworld of soil with a practical demo of how to do in-field observations for regenerative farming. Nicole Masters of Integrity soils will join us to talk through the regen indicators and how these build up a picture of soil health and biodiversity on your farm. Learn how to monitor each regen indicator […]
This panel session with the Nature Friendly Farming Network explores pioneering business models which rethink how our food and farming systems can be genuinely sustainable and regenerative. Hear from three panellists who are building food-centric communities founded on nature-friendly farming. Farmers Nic Renison (Renison’s Farm), Matt Swarbrick (Henbant) and Tim May (Kingsclere Estates) will share […]