We have now been sent details of free workshops that are taking place in late April and early May at various locations across Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales.   Fliers about the events can be sent on request from the Farmer Network office and meetings in Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales take place on the following dates:



Thursday 2nd May:  NW Auctions J 36 Crooklands LA7 7FP

Thursday 9th May:  Thursby Village Hall, Carlisle CA5 6PQ

Friday 10th May:  Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth CA5 6PQ

Thursday 16th May:  Moot Hall, Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JR

Thursday 23rd May:  Penrith Conference Centre, Winters Park, Penrith CA11 8RG


Yorkshire Dales

Wednesday 24th April:  Northallerton Rugby Club DL6 2PZ

Tuesday 7th May:  Skipton Golf Club, Skipton BD23 3LF

Wednesday 15th May:  Silkstone Golf Club, Silkstone, Barnsley S75 4LD

Wednesday 22nd May:  Green Hammerton Village Hall, near York Y026 8BQ (takes place from 1-4pm)


All workshops take place from 10am – 1pm apart from the one at Green Hammerton.


These events will provide information about the Mid-Tier Stewardship Scheme and will also be a chance to sign up for more detailed free one to one advice.  Booking is essential – call 08453 713399 or e mail:


Note the deadline for ordering an application pack for the Mid-Tier Scheme is 31st May and the application deadline is 31st July.  More details about the scheme are on the following link:  Mid Tier summary leaflet.