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A private estate established in 1337 which funds the public, charitable and private activities of the Prince of Wales and his family.

Dartmoor

The Dartmoor Hill Farm Project

The Dartmoor Hill Farm Project

DARTMOOR HILL FARM PROJECT

The Duchy of Cornwall provides funding and staff resources to assist with the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project, which is co-funded by Dartmoor National Park Authority and the Rural Development Programme. The project provides an advisory and sign-posting service to farmers on legislative changes, grant schemes and land management. It also provides an excellent means of keeping farmers updated on key issues whilst bringing the community together.

www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk/livingin/li-hillfarmproject

The Dartmoor Farmers Association

DARTMOOR FARMERS' ASSOCIATION

The Dartmoor Farmers' Association is a meat marketing initiative inspired and supported by The Duke of Cornwall. The Association, which now trades as Dartmoor Farmers Limited, was established in 2008 as a means of adding value to beef and lamb produced on the moor. A co-operative of over 60 farmer members, it now sells beef and lamb reared on the moor to local pubs, shops, hotels and individuals.

www.dartmoorfarmers.co.uk

Dartmoor Woodfuel Co-op - picture courtesy of http://www.dartmoorwoodfuel.co.uk/

Dartmoor Woodfuel Co-op

DARTMOOR WOODFUEL COOPERATIVE

The Dartmoor Woodfuel Cooperative was established in 2009 in response to a growing need for local and sustainably produced fuel. The Duchy has installed several biomass boilers across its national estate, including at Tor Royal Farm near Princetown, and has worked with local farmers and landowners to help create The Dartmoor Woodfuel Cooperative. Timber is sourced from local woodlands, including those owned by the Duchy, and a bespoke wood-fuel storage building is now being installed at a Duchy farm to ensure that the fuel is kept dry. The Duchy is investing substantially in the building and the Woodfuel Cooperative currently supplies wood-chip to some 26 boilers within the Dartmoor area.

www.dartmoorwoodfuel.co.uk

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Dartmoor

Dartmoor

Find out about the other projects that the Duchy supports on Dartmoor.

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The Duchy of Cornwall makes considerable investments in renewable energy.

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The Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly

The Duchy of Cornwall supports a number of projects in the Isles of Scilly...

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