The Future of Food and the Countryside

  • £20
  • 07 Jul 22
  • Arundells, 59 Cathedral Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EN
  • 15:00

Kindly supported by Fletcher & Partners Chartered Accountants.

Join NFU president Minette Batters in the garden at Arundells as she discusses this very topical subject. Tea and cake will be served after the talk as you mull over what you have just heard, and the house will be open to explore at your leisure.

Minette runs a tenanted family farm in Wiltshire. The mixed farming business includes a 100 cow continental cross suckler herd, and a small herd of pedigree Herefords as well as sheep and arable. Diversification includes the conversion of a 17th Century tythe barn into a wedding and corporate events venue, and horse liveries. Minette co-founded the campaigning initiatives ‘Ladies in Beef’ and the ‘Great British Beef Week’.

She has been an NFU member from grassroots through to County Chairman; she served as Wiltshire’s Council delegate and also as Regional Board Chairman for the South West. Minette has also been a member of NFU Governance Board and served as NFU Deputy President for four years from 2014 to 2018. Minette is also a Trustee of Farm Africa.

More information and tickets can be found here.

  • When: Thursday 7th July, 3pm (entrance to the garden from 2:30pm)
    Where: The Marquee in the garden at Arundells, Cathedral Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EN
    Tickets: £20
    What is Included: The talk will be followed by tea & cake in the garden and the house will be open to explore

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