We farm 2500 acres regeneratively and organically, applying a holistic management and enterprise stacking approach. We currently grow organic crops including quinoa, linseed, gluten-free oats and heritage wheats/grain varieties and have 480 New Zealand Frisian Jersey crossbreed dairy cows and a mobile milking parlour, which is followed by 1200 egg laying chickens housed in 4 mobile units, with us managing cows and hens on the herbal ley grassland. The dairy and egg enterprises are run as shared-farm partnerships. Our vision at Kingsclere is to regenerate the estate for a fertile future by encouraging the growth of a circular community – of growers, farmers, producers and local businesses. We have seen first-hand the outcome of commodity farming, and the benefits of working within a circular economy designing out waste and pollution, keeping materials in use for as long as possible, and regenerating natural systems. We actively look for new partners, through our annual Pitch Up! campaign, who want to be part of this exciting journey alongside us.
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 […]