Free business skills training and advice.

Free business skills training and advice.

Monday, September 16, 2019

The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme offers FREE business skills training and advice to family farms in 15 locations across the UK each year.  This year the participating areas are:

Cornwall, South Hams, Shropshire, Carmarthenshire, Kent, Norfolk, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Aberdeenshire, Orkney, Northern Ireland.
National Trust tenants only in: Devon and Somerset, Lake District, Peak District, Llŷn Peninsula/Snowdonia

Through a series of workshops and one-to-one support, it helps to ensure that the most is made of the farm business for a more efficient and sustainable future.

What does it involve?

  • Join a local group of up to 20 like-minded family farms.
  • Benefit from skills workshops delivered by expert consultants
  • Receive one-to-one support to look at implementing change and ideas on your farm.

Who is eligible?

  • The programme is open to family farms with a main enterprise of beef, sheep or dairy
  • Any members of the family or partners involved in the farm are welcome to attend the workshops
  • Both tenant and owner occupied farmers are encouraged to join.

To find out more, and to sign up, go to:


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