Cumbria Local Access Forum

Membership Details : Douglas Chalmers

Name
Douglas Chalmers
Address
Nag's Head Farm
 
Hoff
 
Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria
 
CA16 6TD
Phone
Work 01748 907070
Fax
Fax 01748 907075
Email

Douglas is CLA North Policy and Public Affairs Director.  He is from an Aberdeenshire farming family, graduated from the University of Aberdeen and trained as an animal nutritionist.  Douglas held technical and management positions in the agricultural supply industry for 20 years.  He joined the CLA in 2001. 

Douglas is a Governor of Myerscough College, and has been Chairman of Cumbria Fells & Dales RDPE Local Action Group and Vice Chairman of the North West Rural Affairs Forum. 

He and his wife own a small farm near Appleby-in-Westmorland keeping Herdwick sheep and free-range poultry, and where he has helped his wife to form Learning Fields, a Community Interest Company offering educational and environmental opportunities to groups and individuals of all ages and abilities.  Learning Fields now includes FarmHands, a Care Farming enterprise.  He is also a member of Eden Time Bank.