The first report following the Vision Group's AGM this evening - starting with the presentation by Deputy Principal and Director of Enterprise at Bicton College. Home | Bicton College
The College will be taking a 40-year lease out on Dartington Farm to work on 'fossil-free farming'.
Bicton College at Dartington - A pioneering new partnership - YouTube
Both Bicton and Dartington have a strong track record in sustainable farming research, with Bicton boasting a state-of-the-art Environmental and Renewable Energies Hub (EaRTH) and Dartington’s Schumacher College recently launching a world-leading postgraduate pro-gramme in Sustainable Horticulture and Food Production, aimed at growing low input, diverse and resilient food systems.
Dartington: Joint initiative sets the agenda for a sustainable farming future
F3 (Fossil Fuel Free) Farming Project Launch | Earth Centre
Its 'business incubation unit' is supporting new enterprises which emphasise sustainability.
And there are other such projects at Bicton:
Bicton College's brand new EaRTH project opens its doors | Bicton College
Sustainability at the forefront of College farm practices | Bicton College
From field to fork - a new sustainable iniative for Bicton and ARAMARK | Bicton College
And an interesting event advertised on their website:
See also: Futures Forum: Bicton EaRTH Centre