Small farms benefit from scheme offering free social media expertise
27th August 2021
Business is booming at a historic Winchcombe farm, as a result of a new partnership that offers free social media expertise for small businesses.
Morrisons reassures UK farmers over £6.3bn takeover
14th July 2021
Farmers have raised concerns over whether a future owner of Morrisons would stand by its payment practices and relationships with food producers.
New campaign launched for mandatory and clear food labelling in UK
25th June 2021
The leader of the campaign is C.L.E.A.R. – the Consortium for Labelling for the Environment, Animal welfare, and Regenerative farming.
Rural business utilising homegrown produce
14th June 2021
Farmers Guide spoke to Massagical’s creator Sally to hear more about her story and how she set up her small rural business.
Luxury leather and country gifts brand expands its range
14th June 2021
For those seeking a gift or special treat with a country or equestrian-inspired feel, we spoke to Greg Barrington Haston-Copeland, director at Grays 1922, which sells a popular range of luxury leather handbags, wallets and purses, as well as country-themed gifts.
ASDA Launches its first ESG report in a move towards sustainability
15th May 2021
Asda has today published its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report which sets out its commitments to a sustainable business strategy and outlines how the supermarket will make it easier and affordable for customers to shop sustainably.
LEAF Open Farm Sunday strengthens support for farmers
7th May 2021
Ahead of the LEAF Open Farm Sunday on the 27th June, organisers have announced the appointment of eight ambassadors to support farmers, crofters and smallholders taking part.
The nation’s best farm retailers revealed
5th March 2021
Outstanding farm retailers were crowned winners as a prestigious national award ceremony went online for the first time to celebrate the very best in the business.
New ‘made tough’ range of weatherproof workwear for outdoor workers
10th February 2021
The Betacraft range of weatherproof workwear – including the ISO-940 rainwear range – is now available in the UK from Dairy Spares.
New Wellington boots added to award-winning range
20th January 2021
After a year filled with the challenges of Brexit and Covid-19, we caught up with Leon Boots Co Ltd, to find out about their decision to invest in a new distribution centre, and the latest additions to the range, which are proving highly popular with farmers.
Call to keep Farmers Markets open as ‘safer’ shopping alternative
17th January 2021
As more and more consumers shift their focus towards shopping ‘local’, Farmer’s Markets across the UK are calling on the public to visit them for a sustainable and safe retail experience.
More shoppers planning to use farm shops this Christmas
14th December 2020
New survey suggests Covid-19 has led to a quarter of people surveyed increasing their use of farm shops and local producers this year.