Webinar: “Carbon, Climate and Coffee”

Don’t miss the chance to join this informative and interactive webinar, when CFA member Coopcoffees will present its pilot project implementing the Cool Farm Tool with coffee-farmer cooperative partners in Peru, Honduras and Guatemala. Carbon, Climate and Coffee: Moving the Needle from Cool Farms to Environmental Service Premiums. Save the Date: Thursday, June 18th from 11:00 to 12:30 EDT.   REGISTER … Read More

Virtual CFA Annual Meeting 2020 – live on YouTube

Tune in to our live broadcast of the 2020 Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting public session! Kicking off the Decade of Action This year, the CFA annual meeting will be a historic opportunity to channel this momentum into a concerted collective project to turn global agricultural GHG emissions negative, maximize carbon sequestration and protect biodiversity and ecosystem services through sustainable … Read More

2020 Annual Conference Cancelled

It is with regret that we inform you of the cancellation of the Cool Farm Alliance annual conference on 1st & 2nd April 2020. The global spread of the Coronavirus and the containment measures being put in place by governments and organisations, has meant that our responsible position is not to add to the risk and concern.  As a result it … Read More

Metrics Model for Food Loss and Waste now in Beta

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To build on our existing agricultural Greenhouse Gas (GHG), Water and Biodiversity reporting metrics, and thanks to the Sustainable Food Lab with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation, we are delighted to announce that we have just launched our new metrics module for Food Loss and Waste. This is integrated into the GHG assessment, to enable you to capture on farm … Read More

Turning agriculture from climate culprit to carbon sink

Mark Hillsdon reports in his article on Ethical Corporation how the idea of increasing the capacity of soil to absorb CO2 is gaining traction around the world, promoted by organisations including the Food and Land Use Coalition, the 4 per 1000 Initiative, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. As part of it, Daniella Malin, deputy general manager of … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance Annual Conference – Our biggest yet.

On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th March, the Cool Farm Alliance held the 2019 Annual Conference – it   was the biggest to date, with 110 attendees over the two days. The conference provided an engaging opportunity for Alliance members, partners and our broader community to collaborate, share ideas and best practices for sustainable agriculture metrics and action. This year’s event was once again … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting 2019

March 28th & 29th 2019 Robinson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK CB3 9AN   Dear Guest, This year’s conference will be an opportunity to come together to learn the latest on the Alliance and the Cool Farm Tool, as well as explore the opportunities for collaboration to carry the Alliance and Tool forwards to support your sustainable goals and … Read More

CFA participates in newly established ‘South Asian Nitrogen Hub’

The CFA is pleased to announce its participation in the new South Asian Nitrogen Hub. The UK Government announced in January its commitment to jointly fund this major international research programme to tackle the challenge that nitrogen pollution poses for the environment, food security, human health and the economy in South Asia. The South Asian Nitrogen Hub, a partnership led … Read More

Announcing Our New General Manager

The Cool Farm Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Profit as the General Manager of the Alliance, with effect from 8th October.  Richard comes from PepsiCo where he has worked for sixteen years in a variety of roles in operations and sustainability strategy.  With experience in renewable energy, carbon accounting, compliance and policy, as well as Life Cycle Assessment, he has been … Read More

CFT2.0 launched!

The Cool Farm Alliance is delighted to announce the live release of the updated Cool Farm Tool, CFT2.0.  The ‘look and feel’ of the user interface has been overhauled, with a fresh modern design and the creation of more space for entering data and reviewing results. Key new features include: Dedicated beef module, building on the success of recent dairy … Read More