OUR FARMS NEED YOU! JOIN THE LAND ARMY AND FEED THE NATION. The food supply chain may have altered dramatically, but the base need for food is unchanged. As the workforce stays home and many companies have already started to collapse, farms find themselves in need of tens of thousands of workers to harvest the food the nation needs. The British Growers Association estimates the UK needs 70,000 seasonal workers this year to help get this harvest in. Without these workers, [...]
Suicide is something that the farming community is unfortunately very familiar with. Tough conditions and isolation can just get too much. On 15th December 2019, Steven Pile sadly took his life at the farm in Wiltshire that he shared with his wife, Jo. With the support of her farming community, Jo is now running the farm on her own but had significant and obviously unexpected funeral costs – life insurance doesn’t pay out with suicide. No one should have [...]
You are invited to join us on the Wednesday evening of Cereals Event for a #clubhectare after party! This latest #clubhectare bash is a Hog & Beef Roast with British produce, coupled with a good selection of beers and other drinks. It’s a ticket only event, and all profits raised go to RABI Charity. Tickets include fantastic food and a free drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). There will be a cracking raffle and sponsors have been very generous so far. Harmston [...]
This fantastic auction is raising money for RABI. Amazing items (some not available on open market), won’t disappoint! Bid today, and the auction ends at 8pm on 12th June (Day 1 of Cereals Event). Our kind sponsors include, the FA, Farmers Weekly, Fendt, Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers, River Street Events and many more! Why this Auction? This auction started as a raffle for the #clubhectare BBQ bash, being held on 12th June 2019, however the amazing prizes that were donated meant that we decided [...]
The Lincolnshire Show is being held on the 20th and 21st June. All #clubhectare members are warmly invited to attend the Woldmarsh stand from 2.30pm on Thursday 21st June for refreshments. It would be lovely to see you there so please take time out to come along and meet fellow #clubhectare members.
The next #clubhectare Suffolk meet-up is almost here. We’ll be at the Suffolk Show on both days (30th & 31st May). Come for tea and cake on the Walnes Seeds stand from 2:30pm on either day of the show. First come first served for cake … if you snooze you loose! Looking forward to seeing you there.
Tallis Amos Group are hosting a #clubhectare meet up at the Three Counties Show on Saturday 16th June. You are invited to join them at 11:00am for tea, coffee and cake on stand 4008. If you would like to attend then please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to seeing you there.
Annabel has been training hard for the London Marathon and her chosen charity is RABI. So far Annabel has raised £3467.00 which is amazing, however we are sure she would like to raise more for such a great cause. Here is the link to her Just Giving page if you would like to sponsor her: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/running-for-rabi You can follow her progress on Twitter @belliejames as she will be tweeting on the run up to the Marathon and tweeting live on the [...]
This is the inaugural #clubhectare Suffolk Meet-up event which will be held at The Swan Inn, The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN on the 24th April from 6pm. Kindly sponsored by local accountants Larking Gowen, there will be light refreshments on the evening as well as a short presentation on Making Tax Digital from members of their agricultural team. The aim is to keep things informal and it will be a great opportunity to canvas opinion of future events [...]