Welcome to Student Farm Cooperative. This scheme aims to connect farmers and students in a Post-Brexit Climate.
This Sunday it is the farming industry’s national open day. We would encourage everyone to visit your local farms. This aims to help people find out about the story behind our food. To find out more visit: (https://farmsunday.org)
The NFU have summarised the three international trade scenario’s available for the UK to adopt in an article called: ‘British Agriculture: The implications of a UK exit from the EU’. Free Trade Agreement between the Eu and the Uk – this scenario is most commonly proposed by those who advocate Brexit. Under this scenario agricultural … Continue reading The Three international Trade Scenario’s open to the UK government post-Brexit
Mabie Farm was originally a successful dairy farm near Shieldhill, Dumfries milking 150 cows. However, with the dairy industry predicted to struggle in the future the farm decided to take a new direction but still remain in the industry they knew so well. Mabie farm had the vision of combining their expertise in farming with a child-friendly … Continue reading Diversification of farms: Mabie Farm Park
A student cooperative will be successful for many reasons but this can be explicitly evidenced in similar schemes currently taking place in Texas and Poland. Texas student cooperative: The Grow Texas scholarship program selects students from higher education institutions across Texas interested in advancing the Texas agriculture industry by increase educational opportunities for individuals. Agriculture is … Continue reading Will a Student Cooperative be successful – Examples of similar programs in Texas and Poland