Agricultural Multifunctionality and Care Farming: Insight from the UK

Agricultural Multifunctionality and Care Farming: Insight from the UK

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The purpose of the case is to provide insight into care farming and the role that it may play in agricultural multifunctionality. The paper outlines three case studies of care farming in the UK to compare and contrast the roles that such organizations may play in multifunctional agriculture. Although the work has the obvious limitation of being based on case-study care farms that are based in the UK, the findings are sufficiently generic to serve as valuable learning material for those interested in the subject and located anywhere in the world. The main finding from this study is that care farming can take many different forms but still contribute to agricultural multifunctionality. The study also confirms the important roles that economic support and favourable legislation ...

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