Tim Field

Tim Field


Tim is the founder-facilitator of the North East Cotswold Farmer Cluster, a group of 135 farms covering 40,000ha, with a common mission towards landscape-scale regeneration of the farmed environment. He is Project Director of the pioneering North East Cotswold Landscape Recovery pilot project. With a background in freshwater ecology, environmental consultancy and rural surveying, Tim has delivered strategic environmental and infrastructure management of estates, farms, and throughout the food supply chain, including 16 years working in the North East Cotswolds. He is also founder and board member of Agricology, a knowledge exchange platform to disseminate best practice and research on practical, sustainable farming. And since 2021, Tim has been developing Carbon Quester, a partnership with the Rothamsted Research Institute that provides cost-effective, rigorous Soil Organic Carbon baseline sampling of agricultural soils.

Landscape Recovery (Taking a Large-Scale, Long-Term & Collaborative Approach to Producing Environmental & Climate Goods on Farmland)

Breakout Tent

Landscape Recovery is one of Defra’s Environmental Land Management Schemes. The scheme is for farmers and land managers who want to take a large-scale, long-term approach to producing environmental and climate goods on their land. It funds ambitious landscape-scale projects through bespoke, long-term agreements. In this session representatives from Defra and the Environment Agency (who […]