FEA is a collaboration of funders, social entrepreneurs, social investors, investment and business development advisers, and food and farming experts. Click here for a list of our network members.
FEA is a project of the Real Farming Trust (RFT) a charity concerned with food sovereignty and sustainable farming (in particular, the practice of agroecology). The mission of RFT is to enable the growth of farming and food production practices that are economically sound and democratic, socially just, humane to animals, and promote the long-term protection of natural resources.
More information on our team can be found here.
The Real Farming Trust runs a number of different projects and activities including:
- FEA – a network of organisations working to promote and stimulate the growth of enlightened agriculture. The FEA network also runs innovative funding and mentoring schemes to encourage enlightened agriculture
- The Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC); 2019 was the tenth year of the conference. It has grown from strength to strength and last year attracted over 1,000 delegates.
- The Campaign for Real Farming (CRF), acts as a mouthpiece for the concept of enlightened agriculture
- The College for Real Farming and Food Culture: this will explore and promulgate all the ideas needed to create the Agrarian Renaissance that is needed to establish enlightened agriculture as the global norm.
The Real Farming Trust is a company limited by guarantee (no. 3336839), registered as a charity (no. 1061607).