Welcome to Cornwall Food and Farming Group website

CFFG wants to see a thriving Cornish agricultural industry which produces quality food and is responsive to the requirements of the consumer, and a healthy population who understand and value where their food comes from and how it is produced.

We draw on a wide range of skills and backgrounds: farmers, food producers, housewives and teachers, those who work in the NHS, tourism, veterinary services, or training and recruitment to name just a fraction of the variety in our make-up.They share an enthusiasm for local food and an interest in how our food is produced, along with a concern to see that children grow up with knowledge of farming, the countryside and the importance to their health of quality food.

CFFG’s Conference on Climate Change – March 2020

A full house of farmers, food producers, industry advisors and policy makers spent a rewarding day in conference with climate change experts looking at how severe weather events might affect the land, food production and supply chains and how industry can work towards reducing carbon emissions to net zero.

The first lesson absorbed by all was that our actions have to be science led and considered. That means assembling and understanding baseline data for each farm, to the same definitions and measurement standards.

Food and Farming for Schools

The Farm & Country event, held at the Royal Cornwall showground in March, gives 1500 Cornish primary schoolchildren the chance to experience all the sights and sounds of farming and local food production.

CFFG works with the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association to put on this two-day event and it has proved a great success.  It gets booked up well in advance.  The 2020 event will be on 25 and 26 March. To learn more about the Farm & Country Days, click here. Schools should contact Emma Parkyn on 01208 815562 to make a booking.

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