Waitrose & Partners Farming conference 2022
January 25, 2022
On Monday 24th January 2022, Waitrose & Partners hosted their annual farming conference – Farming Live.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund welcomes new Chair
January 20, 2022
The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) has appointed Heather Hancock LVO, DL, Master of St John’s College, Cambridge as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees, succeeding Lord Curry of Kirkharle CBE who has stepped down after over a decade on the PCF Board.
Farmers reap the rewards of our resilience programme
January 7, 2022
Our Farm Resilience Programme delivers significant economic, social, and environmental benefits for farmers, an independent evaluation has found.
Rural Start-Up Fund awarded to Lancashire tour outfitter and Nottinghamshire brewery
December 22, 2021
The Prince’s Countryside Fund and Forest Holidays have selected NaturesGems (Kendal, Cumbria) and Dolomite Brewery (Bolsover, Derbyshire) as the recipients of the Rural Start-Up Fund.
Creating a real future for rural Britain: Improving, regenerating and supporting 20 rural communities across the UK.
December 16, 2021
We are investing £275,000 in 20 rural communities across the UK by awarding grants to innovative projects of up to £25,000 over two years.
Morrisons visit two Yorkshire FRP farming families
December 9, 2021
On Thursday 2nd December, The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s Senior Programme Manager, Beth Summers, was delighted to host David Potts, Morrisons CEO, and Andrew Thornber, Morrisons Manufacturing Director, at two Yorkshire family farms that have participated in the Farm Resilience Programme (FRP).
PCF London strategy launch
December 9, 2021
On Wednesday evening (8th December) The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) launched their new three-year strategy and manifesto film, and were delighted to welcome their corporate partners and supporters to celebrate the charity’s ambitions.
Defra sets out plans for Sustainable Farming Incentive
December 8, 2021
On 2nd December, Environment Secretary George Eustice set out his vision for farming today, including outlining plans for the new Sustainable Farming Incentive, the first of the new environmental land management schemes.
Aldi commit to three more years of support for PCF
December 6, 2021
Aldi have been one of our corporate partners since 2018 and we are so grateful that they have committed to supporting us until 2024.
First Fellows of The Prince’s Countryside Fund awarded
December 2, 2021
The Prince’s Countryside Fund has named their inaugural fellows – Mark Allen, Stephen Dunmore, Mark Pendlington, and Lord Mark Price.