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

University of Reading & EIT Climate-KIC launch first multilingual MOOC on climate-smart agriculture

10 September, 2018 (London): EIT Climate-KIC’s CSA Booster’s first multilingual “Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture” MOOC (massive open online course) starts 24 September in English, German, French and Chinese. The free online course was developed by the UK’s University of Reading with support from EIT Climate-KIC Online Education to scale the international agriculture sector’s response to climate change. … Read More

General Manager Position Available – 15th June application deadline

After three years in post, Simon Miller has decided to step down from the General Manager position of the Alliance. Simon has done an excellent job, significantly growing the Alliance membership and enabling leaps forward in the development of the Cool Farm Tool. The CFA Executive Committee and members pass on their thanks, and wish Simon the best for his … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance – 19th & 20th April 2018 annual meeting invitation

The Cool Farm Alliance invites you to our annual meeting, April 19th & 20th, 2018 at Robinson College, Cambridge, UK. This meeting is an opportunity to learn about the latest developments of the Cool Farm Tool, hear member case studies of using it in their supply chains; join workshops; and contribute your views on future developments. Alliance members will meet … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance 2017 Conference Report

Cool Farm Alliance momentum is growing, and we held our largest ever annual conference in March 2017, in Oxford UK. It was an opportunity to update the Alliance membership and guests on key developments during 2016 and to share ideas on planning for 2017 and beyond.  Read the report.

Webinar: New GHG Model for Perennial Crops

Recording and slides from this event now available: Recording Slides Join the Cool Farm Alliance for a presentation on a new generic improved model to calculate the carbon balance and GHG emissions from all perennial crops, both food and bioenergy. This work has been led by Dr Jon Hillier and team at Aberdeen University. We are now ready to share … Read More

March 2017 annual meeting – registration open

After the success of our 2016 annual meeting, we are returning to New College in Oxford, UK for the CFA Annual Meeting. Please check your diaries – the confirmed dates are 16th & 17th March, 2017. Each year, the Cool Farm Alliance members and wider stakeholders gather to help steer development, to find crops, regions and projects for collaboration, to hear … Read More

Successful Cool Farm Tool online launch

We’re delighted with the success of our Cool Farm Tool online launch event, September 29, 2016. For those of you that missed it, please find here slides and recording.(You must download the recording to view it all, the link takes you to a preview and download option). A total of 202 people registered ahead of time, 133 people attend and … Read More

Event: 29th September – Cool Farm online launch!

We are hosting our online launch webinar at 1500 BST for the online launch of the Cool Farm Tool, and supporting resources. The 1.5h session will include: live demo of latest features for greenhouse gas measurement; introduction and demo of new biodiversity module; updates on latest developments and upcoming methods; and 45min Q&A with all registrants. Sign up for the … Read More