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:

The Real Farming Trust is a company limited by guarantee (no. 3336839), registered as a charity (no. 1061607).