Our views on food and farming

 Farmer planting vegetable seedlings at Failand

We’re committed to the long-term health of the land and the environment. So we’re finding new ways to be good stewards of the land, passing it on in good condition for future generations.

The need for a sustainable future

Gathering the Welsh Mountain sheep on Watkin Path on the Hafod Y Llan farm, Snowdonia, Wales

Our ambitions for hill farming, nature and heritage 

Dame Helen Ghosh, our Director-General outlines proposals to support the farming community and confirms the National Trust's commitment to farming, landscapes and nature.

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.

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.

Farming for nature
Picture of a tractor on an asparagus farm at Formby, Liverpool

Securing the future for farming and the environment 

Can a sustainable future for farming be secured without conserving the environment after Brexit?

Reports and policies

A view of the apples, eggs and rhubarb on sale at the Osterley Park Farm shop, Middlesex

Our farm shops 

Many of our tenant farmers have shops selling tasty produce grown on our land. Run independently, these shops are often close to our houses, gardens and parks and can provide a tasty treat to take home from your day out.

Wheat and grains of flour on a hessian sack

Why we champion sustainable food 

We’re playing our part to shift towards more sustainable, local sourced food. This will help support the environment, local economies and wildlife.