Rob and Emma Harrison: Focus on small-scale renewables

Rob and Emma diversified part of their farm in early 2009 to allow school children and other groups to visit the farm and learn about the agricultural industry, and from March to September 2010, Emma had conducted 40 visits on farm. The educational unit needed electricity for lighting and to comply with health and safety procedures, toilets and hand washing facilities too. Rather than incurring a large expense to extend an electricity connection to the unit, the Harrison’s applied for educational access under Higher Level Stewardship to pay for the installation, which is also highly sustainable, by using renewable energy.

With thanks to the NFU: https://www.nfuonline.com/regions/south-west/renewables-gateway/

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