Clare is a practising regenerative farmer with a wealth of experience at policy and corporate level. She has enjoyed roles across the full spectrum of the agri-food world since the early 2000s.
Alongside her current role as Director of Farming with Nature for New Foundation Farms, Clare is embarking on her biggest project to date, converting Planton Farm in Shropshire into a model regenerative farm where everyone from farmers to vets, to health practitioners can learn and observe what it takes to grow food for nutrient density. On-farm courses, workshops and accelerator programmes will be offered to support farmers in their regen transition.
Previously as Regenerative Agriculture Director at FAI Farms, Clare started the transition of a 1200 acre FAI Farm from organic to regenerative production, achieving Savory Institute Ecological Outcome Verification in 2020. She has worked with food businesses such as Arla, McDonalds and Ikea on their regenerative pilot’s and programmes advising them on animal welfare, sustainability and enabling the possibilities of a regenerative future for their businesses.
Regenerative agriculture is making headlines and building an ever-growing interest amongst a broad spectrum of farmers. This session will highlight the realities being faced by farmers looking to begin the adoption of regenerative agricultural practices or move their journey to the next step. Stories will be shared from experienced regenerative farmers on how they have […]
Regenerative grazing can help to build topsoil, increase soil carbon content and improve diversity. Through the establishment of healthy and diverse pastures, risks such as droughts and floods can be mitigated against. Regenerative grazing for dairy systems needs careful management due to production requirements. This panel discussion will investigate how dairy farmers are managing regenerative […]