Abby Rose is a physicist-farmer. She co-developed Sectormentor for Soils, an app that enables farmers to monitor and learn about the health of their soils using simple soil tests. She also makes Farmerama Radio, a podcast sharing the voices of the independent farming community. She helps run, Vidacycle, her family’s small farm in Chile, where they make natural wine and olive oil, and mob graze a small flock of sheep. Through the apps, podcast and her experiences farming, Abby is committed to building ecology, profitability and beauty, on farms in the UK and beyond.
One of the barriers to moving towards more sustainable arable systems is finding a market for smaller volumes of diverse crops. In response to this there is a growing number of farmers who are finding alternative markets for cereals and pulses which support them to farm agroecologically. Come along and talk to them around the […]
Hear from farmers Chris, Fred, Fidelity and Ian who are all using soil health as a guide as they experiment and discover what works best for their farm. They have been using simple soil tests combined with the Sectormentor for Soils app to learn and assess how healthy their soil is. Whether you want to […]