New research shows vital importance of auction marts
July 30, 2021
New research by The Prince’s Countryside Fund highlights the importance of auction marts for the social, health, and wellbeing of their visitors
Would you like to have tea with Adam Henson?
July 28, 2021
The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) is hosting their National Countryside Week at ambassador, Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park from 7th to 15th August. During the week, Adam is hosting two exclusive events for the PCF.
HRH The Duke of Cornwall, Patron of The Prince’s Countryside Fund attends a celebration of rural communities
July 22, 2021
His Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall, Patron of The Prince’s Countryside Fund, with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall attended a reception this evening at The Duchy of Cornwall Nursery, Lostwithiel to celebrate rural communities.
South-West Farm Resilience Network Farm Tour
July 19, 2021
By the kind permission of the Smith family, the South-West Farm Resilience Network (FRN) group were able to hold their first in person event on 15th July.
Launch of our new A-Zero guide on sustainability for farmers
July 15, 2021
The Prince’s Countryside Fund have today launched a new guide designed to help farmers understand and talk about climate change. The guide is in response to new research which shows that 67% of farmers think there is too much jargon used in conversations around the environment.
Sustainable Agriculture Bursary winners visit Ryvita farms and factory
July 14, 2021
The winners of the PCF and Jordans joint Sustainable Agriculture Bursary were invited this week to a two-day visit of the Ryvita supply chain – from farm to fork.
PCF Successful In Defra Future Farming Resilience Fund
July 13, 2021
Defra's Future Farming Resilience Fund is designed to provide business support to farmers and land managers during the early years of the agricultural transition. It does this by awarding grants to organisations who help farmers and land managers to understand the changes that are happening, identify how, what and when they may need to adapt their business models, and access tailored support to adapt.
PCF welcomes three new trustees
July 12, 2021
The Prince’s Countryside Fund is delighted to announce the appointment of three new trustees to their board: Heather Hancock, Steve Murrells, and Baroness Kate Rock.
The Brilliant Resilience Project: Celebrating Rural Housing Week
July 9, 2021
In December 2020, as part of our Supporting Rural Communities grants programme, we supported the Northern Ireland Rural Housing Association with The Brilliant Resilience: Portraits of rural Fermanagh during the time of Covid.
Up to Speed machines arrive on farm
July 6, 2021
Back in May, we announced the three winners of our Up to Speed scheme, with New Holland. Last week, the machines arrived on farm, where they'll help these young farmers to make a real difference to their business and communities.