Farming

We look after a large amount of farmland across the UK. We’re working with our farms and tenants to produce local and seasonal food in an environmentally sustainable way

Friendly cattle grazing coastal fields, Cape Cornwall
Visitors sitting outside the cafe at Standen House, West Sussex

Food for Life Catering Mark 

This year we received the Soil Association’s Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark. The award recognises our commitment to providing seasonal, ethically-produced and sustainable food. Discover more about our work here.

A Gatekeeper butterfly at Nymans

The State of Nature report 2016 

We've teamed up with over 50 other nature organisations to produce the latest State of Nature report which reveals that over half of UK species have declined over recent decades.

Simon Damant mowing 1/4 acre challenge at Wimpole Hall

Scything Poldark style 

Managing the landscape in the Poldark-style isn't just something for TV period dramas. It's also good for wildlife. Find out why some of our rangers still use this traditional technique to cut the grass.

The Amiss family on Tregullas Farm

Announcing the winners of the Fine Farm Produce Awards 2016 

This year’s winners of the Fine Farm Produce Award which celebrates the best produce from our farms was announced at BBC Countryfile Live by presenter Ellie Harrison and our Director General Helen Ghosh.

 Farmer planting vegetable seedlings at Failand

Our views on food and farming 

We love sustainably produced, local and seasonal food because it's better for the special places we look after, better for the environment and tastes better too. Read about our views on food and farming.

Farm produce

Trees reflected in the lake at Stourhead, Wiltshire, in May.

A positive future for green farming 

Find out about how we're developing a new model for supporting green land management.

Our landscapes

We value our landscape and as one of the UK’s largest landowners, keep our land accessible for future generations.