Farming for Nature

Farming for Nature voting opens to the public

Farming for Nature voting opens to the public

Farming for Nature voting is now open to the public with seven farms selected as finalists from across the country....

October 7, 2021

Seed Savers is June Farming for Nature ambassador

Seed Savers is June Farming for Nature ambassador

Co. Clare-based Irish Seed Savers Association (ISSA) has been announced as the June Farming For Nature ambassador.  It was commended for...

June 13, 2021

Westmeath farm hosts ‘open air life’ summer event series

Westmeath farm hosts ‘open air life’ summer event series

An Ghrian Glas Farm, which is located in Ballymore, Co. Westmeath, is hosting an ‘open air life’ summer event series,...

June 7, 2021

Island living: Farmer paints a picture of life on Inis Mór

Island living: Farmer paints a picture of life on Inis Mór

With 30 paintings ready to go to a gallery exhibition, and tours to organise on the 10th generation family farm...

May 16, 2021

Porridge oats provide taste of success for Westmeath family

Porridge oats provide taste of success for Westmeath family

Porridge oats proved to be the perfect enterprise diversification for a Westmeath organic cereal and beef farm family. The Lalors...

May 2, 2021

Farming for Nature announces provisional schedule of farm walks for 2021

Farming for Nature announces provisional schedule of farm walks for 2021

Farming for Nature has announced its provisional schedule of farm walks for May to October this year. The not-for-profit initiative...

March 1, 2021

Farming for Nature judging process for ambassador awards gets underway

Farming for Nature judging process for ambassador awards gets underway

Farming for Nature is beginning its judging process for its 2021 ambassador awards, having received 48 nominations. This year’s nominees...

February 17, 2021

Less than a week left to nominate Farming for Nature ambassadors

Less than a week left to nominate Farming for Nature ambassadors

The Farming for Nature Ambassador Awards 2021 nomination process is closing on Sunday (January 24) at midnight. Farming for Nature...

January 18, 2021

‘There will be very few hill farmers in years to come’

‘There will be very few hill farmers in years to come’

There will be very few hill farmers in the years to come due to the time-consuming and difficult nature of...

January 9, 2021

Nominations now open for Farming for Nature awards 2021

Nominations now open for Farming for Nature awards 2021

Farming for Nature is seeking nominations of farmers who are “going that extra mile for nature” for its 2021 ambassador...

January 5, 2021

Farming for Nature Awards: ‘Simple actions can make a big difference for nature’

Farming for Nature Awards: ‘Simple actions can make a big difference for nature’

This year’s Farming for Nature ambassadors were commended in recent days, as their work demonstrates how “simple actions can make...

October 27, 2020

Hackett ‘delighted’ to support sustainable farming initiatives

Hackett ‘delighted’ to support sustainable farming initiatives

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has said she is “delighted to be providing financial services” to Irish sustainable farming initiatives....

July 4, 2020

Irish ‘Farming for Nature’ project is runner-up in global award

Irish ‘Farming for Nature’ project is runner-up in global award

A small Irish project, which aims to identify, promote and support farming practices that improve farmland biodiversity, has been announced as...

July 1, 2020

‘We have an enormous responsibility in the way that we farm’

‘We have an enormous responsibility in the way that we farm’

“As farmers, we have an enormous responsibility in the way that we farm. How we design our farms can either...

November 24, 2019

Kerry ‘farming for nature’ couple’s story cited as ‘encouraging’

Kerry ‘farming for nature’ couple’s story cited as ‘encouraging’

The story of Kerry farmers Thomas and Claire O’Connor of Manna Organic Farm on how much nature can be supported...

November 2, 2019

10 Farming for Nature ambassadors announced

10 Farming for Nature ambassadors announced

The national Farming For Nature initiative has announced its 10 Farming for Nature ambassadors for 2019 and is encouraging people...

September 22, 2019

Closing date approaching for farming for nature award

Closing date approaching for farming for nature award

Organisers of the 2019 national farming for nature award are calling on heritage specialists across Ireland to nominate farmers who,...

May 4, 2019

Farming for Nature 2019: ‘Inspirational role models’ sought for nominations

Farming for Nature 2019: ‘Inspirational role models’ sought for nominations

The national farming for nature awards, sponsored by Origin Green, are now in their second year and are open for...

March 17, 2019