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.
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.
Another fabulous few hours with my second visit to Chagfarm near Chagford in Devon….this time with the goats and new kids! ……….. click on the post title or image to find out more.
Just three miles from the centre of Exeter lies West Town Farm, a largely livestock farm where the land is managed organically, the animals are cared for to the highest standards and every effort is made to conserve the wildlife that lives along side and within the farm. ……….. click on the post title or image to find out more.
Helen Kearney is a degree qualified medical herbalist, and along with husband Stuart is the tenant of one of the three plots of land at Greenham Reach on the Somerset/Devon border near Wellington, and owned by the Ecological Land Co-operative ……….. click on the post title or image to find out more.