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Farmer-Led Innovation Network

The Farmer-Led Innovation Network (FLIN) are UK based organisations driving farmer-led innovation.

Working together to power up and increase the impact of farmer led innovation initiatives.

About FLIN

The Farmer-Led Innovation Network was established in 2018. Members are farmer-centric initiatives of different forms, all promoting bottom-up and joint learning amongst farmers, growers and relevant stakeholders, bringing together a diversity of knowledge to tackle real on-farm problems.


Sharing best practice

Member organisations are focused on effectively supporting farmers and growers tackle their agricultural challenges. FLIN creates an open hub to share best practice, knowledge, ideas, and establish best practice 'standards'.

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On-farm innovation and knowledge exchange is supported by a complex landscape of organisations. FLIN pools evidence and acts as a unique combined voice to policymakers and funders when designing programmes of support for farmers and growers.

Holding Soil


In sharing best practice, FLIN also creates opportunities to develop skills and understanding in aspects of farmer-centric innovation, such as facilitation, innovation support, and dissemination. FLIN provides the networking opportunities to foster new collaborations.


Currently, organisations involved in farmer-led innovation and research initiatives are part of the network, including governmental and non-governmental organisations, research institutes, levy boards, farmer organisations and advisory services. Scroll below and click on logos to find out more about each member.

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