Sustainable farming -
Healthy food - A living countryside

CLM is an independent consultancy established in 1982 working in the field of sustainable food, farming and rural development. CLM carries out research and advises government at all levels, from local authorities to the European Union, as well as companies and non-profit organisations. Our expertise is rooted in professional practice and supported by our network of 250 farmers.

CLM works across and pulls together the worlds of science, agribusiness, farming practice, environmental NGOs and government policy.

Our staff possess a wide range of substantive expertise on topics like soil, biodiversity, pesticides, water, animal welfare, energy, climate impacts and carbon footprinting. We also have extensive experience in communication and facilitation.

Two organisations, each with a different approach, operate under the CLM umbrella: