Join the GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count

The Big Farmland Bird Count is an annual event that encourages farmers and land managers to record the bird species and numbers on their farms. The count aims to raise awareness of the important role that farmers play in the conservation of farmland birds, and to measure the impact of the conservation work that many […]

Get ready – Open Farm Sunday is coming to a farm near you this summer!

Yes, you heard right – Bedfordia Farms are opening their gates to welcome you and your family to find out about all things farming on 9th June 2024. Open Farm Sun­day, man­aged by LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing), is one of the farm­ing industry’s biggest suc­cess sto­ries. Since the first Open Farm Sun­day in 2006, over 1600 farm­ers across the UK have […]

Merry Christmas 2023!

Instead of sending out corporate cards every Christmas, Bedfordia donate to charities chosen by our staff. A total of £1,800 was shared with the charities this year.We would like to send our very best Christmas wishes to all people who are involved and to the tireless teams who touch so many people’s lives.

Not sure what to do with your real tree after Christmas?

Sue Ryder – a local hospice in Bedford offer a Christmas tree recycling service to raise money for the invaluable care services they offer. All you have to do is register on their website, leave a donation and they will collect your tree, which will be chipped. Their website is

Breast Cancer Now Awareness Month

The team dressed in and ate all things pink yesterday to raise money for Breast Cancer Now Awareness month. For every pound we individually donated, Bedfordia have pledged to treble it! Everyone was very generous and we will let you know how much we collected shortly.

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month

This year Breast Cancer Now are focusing on raising awareness around secondary breast cancer, which is when breast cancer spreads around the body. Currently it can be treated but nor cured but they hope that their research will help buy more time so people can live their lives to the fullest for as long as possible. […]

Community brave rain to attend Rushden Road consultation evening

Despite the awful weather, we had a fairly good turn out at the event at Milton Ernest Village Hall last week. Many thanks for everyone that braved the deluge to come along for a chat and we hope that you found it valuable. Some of the visitors left feedback on the forms provided but if […]