The Farmer Network is a LANTRA approved training course provider. We organise a range of farm- based training courses to suit the needs of the farming community.
Business Support for Young People, a programme in Cumbria / Yorkshire Dales, for people aged 18-30, wanting to setup / develop a farming related business.
The Farmer Network’s Grassroots Clubs are supported by the Prince’s Countryside Fund and are an innovative method of engaging farmers in knowledge transfer.
The Westmorland Dales Hidden Landscapes Partnership Scheme aims to reveal the hidden heritage of this new extension to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
This is a national Programme, run in several different locations each year. The Network has been contracted to facilitate this Programme in Brampton, North Cumbria from 2017 – 2018.
Following the flooding from Storm Desmond in December 2015, the Farmer Network applied to the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund to operate 3 farmer/landowner groups.
The Farmer Network has applied to Cumbria Community Foundation to run a series of farm walks and education visits in Cumbria this Summer.
A small study to find out the level of interest in setting up farmer networks in The North York Moors and Northumberland.