Groundswell Agriculture


Land use(s)

  • Mixed
  • We explore the potential of Regenerative Agriculture, both on our home farm and at the annual Groundswell Show and Conference

Successes / outcomes

  • The attendance at Groundswell has swollen from 450 delegates in 2015, to 2000 in 2019. The feedback we receive after each show is effusive.

Methods / issues being explored

  • Increased diversity of sward / crops
  • Crop rotation
  • Solutions to reduce erosion and land degradation
  • Soil tillage and management
  • Reduced use of / alternatives to inorganic fertilisers
  • Modification of organic matter inputs
  • Reduced use of control chemicals
  • Woodland and woody feature creation

Data being collected on

  • Soil health

Methods of data collection

  • Visual assessments

Types of organisation involved

  • Farmers


  • One-to-one contact

Networks this organisation / initiative is involved in

  • Agricology
  • Groundswell
  • Nature Friendly Farming Network
  • Innovation for Agriculture
  • Innovative Farmers


John Cherry
07973 687313

Other organisations involved:

  • #ourfield
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