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10Jul 19

Challacombe Farm – Yelverton, UK

Mark Owen and Naomi Oakley raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) beef cattle and sheep at Challacombe Farm, in Yelverton, United Kingdom. Challacombe Farm is part of the Duchy of Cornwall estate, and this quiet moorland farm has been inhabited and cultivated for thousands of years. The farm is found in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. “Our goal is to raise our beef cattle and sheep outdoors on pasture, whilst conserving and enhancing the wildlife, landscape…

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02Jul 19
Tale Valley Farming Partnership – Clyst St Lawrence, Cullompton, UK

Tale Valley Farming Partnership – Clyst St Lawrence, Cullompton, UK

Jason Gale and Pete Bowditch raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) sheep on 120-acres of pasture around Clyst St Lawrence, Cullompton, United Kingdom. They market their sheep under the Tale Valley Farming Partnership brand. Since first purchasing a small flock of sheep in 2009, Jason and Pete have grown their flock to 170 ewes. Their flock is made up of a variety of native breed sheep, including Kerry Hills, Lleyns, Greyface Dartmoors, as well as commercial…

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21Jun 19
Native Beef – Chalfont St Giles, UK

Native Beef – Chalfont St Giles, UK

Jonathan and Laura Chapman raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) beef cattle and sheep on pasture in Chalfont St Giles, United Kingdom. They market their beef under the Native Beef brand. The farmers have run their herd of Red Devon beef cattle in a low-stress environment and outdoors on grass since they first purchased their animals in 2011, fulfilling a lifelong dream to raise cattle. “We bought in quality heifers from good herds in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire…

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22Feb 19
Lye Cross Farm – Somerset, UK

Lye Cross Farm – Somerset, UK

The Alvis family has produced handmade cheeses since 1952 at Lye Cross Farm, located in the heart of the West Country in Somerset, United Kingdom. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the business has been a pioneer in sustainable cheese production for over 65 years and now is the first to produce Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW cheese in the UK. The company sources milk from AGW-certified dairy cows…

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20Feb 19

Meet our ED, Wayne Copp

A Greener World UK is excited to introduce our Executive Director, Wayne Copp. The following is excerpted from our magazine, Sustainable Farming. You may not know this, but in the last 12 months AGW has opened offices in South Africa and Europe. And it’s from the latter that I’m pleased to write this today. The seeds for AGW Europe blew in on trade winds from the U.S. and Canada—and are demand led. The increasing popularity of AGW’s brand among North…

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