Increasing food production while protecting our natural resources is one of the biggest challenges we will face over the next fifteen years. We need to learn from the past and capitalise on recent successes. It is essential that Government, the farming industry and environmental organisations work together to ensure farming can provide us with the high quality food and countryside we depend on’. So begins CPRE’s Vision for the future of farming and where it will be in our centenary year 2026. The vision sets out goals:
The vision also states how that vision will be achieved.
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CPRE has joined farmers and environmental charities to agree on a set of principles for the future of farming. We hope that will help farmers and environmentalists work together more effectively to create sustainable farming that works for people and nature while helping us resist climate breakdown. To read more, go to https://www.cpre.org.uk/news/cpre-joins-coalition-on-food-farming-and-nature/
Six inches of Soil is a documentary feature film currently being filmed nationwide by a Cambridge-based team, which will feature, among others, two farms based in Cambridgeshire. The film tells the story of British farmers standing up against the industrial food system and transforming the way they produce food - to heal the soil, benefit our health and provide for local communities. To find out more visit https://www.sixinchesofsoil.org