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.

The Real Farming Trust runs a number of different projects and activities including:

Partnership working

The Real Farming Trust works with other partners to create programmes to deliver business support and finance and enlarge its research and knowledge dissemination base. Current projects of the Trust include:

  • Fostering Access to Land – EU Erasmus+ research & dissemination programme, with Soil Association and seven European partners
  • Growing Together – a BIG Lottery Big Ideas programme led by the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens

The Real Farming Trust is a company limited by guarantee (no. 3336839), registered as a charity (no. 1061607).  Its offices are at 23 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HU, tel. no. 0330 3551458.