Located just outside the market town of Cowbridge in South Glamorgan, Riverside market Garden is an award-winning community enterprise. To read more click on the post title or image.
Tim and Jo Budden have been farming at Higher Hacknell Farm since 1985 and determined to work a way that works with nature and not against it. The result is a wildlife haven on which they produce multi-award winning organic beef and lamb. To read more click on the post title or image.
With its aims to inspire people to take courageous action for a just, peaceful and sustainable world, Embercombe, in deepest Devon, is a bold and passionate initiative. To read more click on the post title or image.
The number of young people involved in sustainable and ethical food production is one of the features which gives hope for the future. One of the results of such involvement is the number of very young people – children indeed – to be found on the small holdings. To read more click on the post title or image.
Sorry Mr Bennett you may have won the battle of Yorkley Court Farm, but the spirit of Yorkley Court will live on! As an issue of business vs conscience – establishment vs activism – it must live on. click on the post title or image to find out more.
What had been a clutch of chirping chicks was a flock of fabulous hens when I revisited Elder Farm at Greenham Reach a couple of months after my first visit….and the no dig herb beds, formed from compost layered on cardboard Charles Dowding style, were showing some nice progress. To read more click on the post title or image.
Operating across two sites separated by a motorway, Sims Hill Shared Harvest is one of several small scale growing activities that constitute Bristol’s ‘blue finger’ and which are restoring top quality agricultural land within the city back to its historical use. To read more click on the post title or image.
After nigh on 30 years with the BBC, Bob Styles, with his wife Lynn, is now living the dream of working an off-grid small holding and aiming for self sufficiency. To read more click on the post title or featured image.
A visit to Stroud Community Agriculture has to be a visit to a well heeled farm of the future! It’s co-operatively run with its farmers employed on a reasonable and fair wage, financially sound, producing food for use locally in Stroud and surrounds and involved in both vegetable and livestock production…..and, it also follows the principles of Rudolf Steiner’s biodynamic growing. Click on the post title or image to read more.
Beneath its panes of glass, with their protection from wind and intensification of the warmth of the sun, Growing with Grace was bathed in green. In its midst was as 80 odd year old WOOFER, calmly and pragmatically working her way through a green jungle! ……………click on the post title or image to find out more.