AEDDA’S Farm Distillery

AEDDA’S Farm Distillery Location Buckinghamshire Project Manager: Alexander Moss  Project Team: Planning Consultant – Edgars Transport Consultant – Paul Basham Associates Ecologist – Bernwood Ecology Designers – Peak Building Consultants Distillery Consultant – Malvern Spirits Vision and Objectives Adstockfields Farm, located near Buckingham, is one of Dudley Peverill’s longest-standing clients. Having made a transition towards […]

Enterprise Stacking Explained

Enterprise Stacking Explained What is Enterprise Stacking? Enterprise Stacking means running several enterprises alongside one another, where the output of one production cycle contributes to the inputs of another.  In generative agriculture, this might mean that your free-range chickens graze on the aftermath of an arable crop; their waste is then used as fertiliser for […]

Five Lessons in Farming Diversification

Five Lessons in Farming Diversification Farm diversification comes with all sorts of challenges, pitfalls and opportunities. Having been there and done that, we can tell you from our own experience that you cannot avoid making mistakes and neither can you predict the future: rural businesses operate within a continually changing landscape in terms of the […]

Why project management is so integral to delivering grant applications

Embarking on a farm diversification project requires comprehensive planning and financial consideration. Farmers and landowners looking to diversify their operations can leverage various funding opportunities, including the evolving list of DEFRA and RPA-administered grant funding schemes. We’ve encountered many projects, that prior to our involvement, had become overly “grant-led”, meaning the fundamental outcomes, planning, preparation, and briefing […]

Be Inspired – The Farm Business Innovation Show 2023 

Inspired by this year’s Farm Business Innovation Show, nestled within the undulating landscapes, lies a farm that echoes a symphony of innovation and sustainability. Meet the pioneers of agricultural diversification, where every nook and cranny tell a tale of evolution and forward-thinking practices.   The Solar-Powered Sheep Haven   At the heart of this progressive farm is […]

Government Initiates Consultation Including Agricultural Permitted Development Reform

In late July (2023) a public consultation was launched regarding proposed alterations to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015. The consultation seeks feedback on proposed adjustments to housing delivery via permitted development rights for change of use and certain permitted development rights that enable agricultural diversification and development on farms. The consultation […]

Business Plans – Tips from the Bank!

Steven Withers from Lloyd’s Bank discusses securing finance for your diversification project. We partnered up with Steven Withers from Lloyds Bank to discuss what it takes to create a comprehensive business plan and what information banks may need, to help you secure finance for your farm diversification projects. Read on to find out more… The […]