Nick Down

Nick Down


Nick Down oversees the 2,150 hectare farming business of the Yattendon Estate in West Berkshire on behalf of Velcourt. As a LEAF demonstration farmer Nick is an advocate of integrated farm management and is currently navigating a path into more a more resilient and sustainable production system alongside long-term environmental delivery.

Nick also acts as the Head of Environmental Sustainability for Velcourt, encompassing the areas of environmental land management and nature recovery, natural capital and ecosystem service markets and regenerative & sustainable farming in the market place.

Let’s Get Talking: The Importance of Farmer Networks in a Changing Landscape

Speaker's Corner

In this discussion, our panel, consisting of members of the LEAF Network, discuss the importance of farmer-led, peer-to-peer networks for sharing knowledge about innovative practices that build resilience, and align with the Integrated Farm Management Principles that form the foundations of LEAF’s work. Join us, as we open the discussion to how these networks are […]