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We have a growing directory of websites - from Greenpeace and organic T-Shirts to other local organic farmers. we would be delighted if you would like to suggest a website we should list or want to link your website with ours, . Please email us at post@langleychase.co.uk.

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Access to Farms (www.farmsforteachers.org.uk)

Access to farms is a partnership of national organisations that promotes farming and horticulture education through links with schools. Its aim is to make it easier for you to arrange educational visits to farms and horticultural units. Langley Chase Organic Farm is one of the farms you can visit.

Buster Ancient Farm (www.butser.org.uk)

Butser Ancient Farm is a replica of the sort of farm which would have existed in the British Iron Age circa 300 BC. The farm has buildings, structures, animals and crops of the kind that existed at that time. The Hampshire farm, has Manx Loghtans, and reckon that the breed is native to the UK as bones have been uncovered from the Iron Age period prior to the Vikings.

Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (www.fwag.org.uk)

FWAG exists to provide farmers, landowners and others with the best opportunity for environmental gain through cost effective, quality solutions. FWAG has 66 local groups throughout England and Scotland, with over 90 Farm Conservation Advisers out of a total staff of 130. FWAG's headquarters are in Stoneleigh.

Henry Doubleday Research Association (www.hdra.org.uk)

HDRA is Europe's largest organic membership organisation. It is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food.

International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM) (www.ifoam.org)

IFOAM is the overarching body in Europe that benchmarks all organic bodies, such as The Soil Association.

National Association of Farmers' Markets (www.farmersmarkets.net)

Farmers' markets around the UK are increasingly popular and enable local producers to sell directly to the consumers. Find out more at the NAFM website.

National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (www.nfyfc.org.uk)

The National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC) is the head of a nationwide body of more than 700 Young Farmers' Clubs (YFCs) located throughout England and Wales, dedicated to supporting young people in agriculture and the countryside.

Rare Breeds Survival Trust (www.rare-breeds.com)

As mainstream food production becomes more and more commercialised, rare farm breeds (such as the Manx Loghtan) have become isolated and threatened with extinction. The RBST was established in 1973 to help the decline and promote rare breeds.

Rural Futures (www.ruralfutures.org)

Rural Futures is a new countryside initiative from a number of different organisations, such as Friends of The Earth, The RSPB, The Soil Association and The Small and Family Farms Alliance to name a few. They have come together because there is a need to bring new thinking to the countryside debate. Rural Futures is a shared initiative between its stakeholders and is not a formal organisation in its own right.

Soil Association (www.soilassociation.org)

The most widely recognised organic body in the UK. Their site outlines contains a host of organic information and news, as well as details about the organisation itself.

Sustain (www.sustainweb.org)

Sustain, the alliance for better food and farming, advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.