- For sustainability, growth, environment let’s talk of love, conviviality and the planet
- Select Committee report on food waste: is Neil Parrish MP suggesting we bring back swill?
- Nature Plants on use of pesticides and arable productivity and profitability
- The Ecological Land Cooperative’s new share offer
- Bird flu – who’s to blame?
Category Archives: Farmers Talking
April 2 2017 My day starts with a massive dose of home-grown adrenaline. Fear mounts as I cannot actually see our jet black in-calf dairy cow from the window. Since … Read on
January 20th 2017 Blog yourself up from the depths of winter I say. No light to speak of: mud made sticky by the peculiar influence of frost mixed in with … Read on
Nick’s first two courses proved immensely popular, so he’s offering another one day introductory course on Saturday December 3rd (2016) from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Course fee (including lunch) is £95 … Read on
We are starting our first introductory course to the whole complex job of milk processing, sales, and distribution. Please come along and learn from our three-year stint at the coal-face … Read on
After the rain soaked winter of 2015/16 our four acres was severely trampled and damaged (mob grazing on ‘repeat’). As if to rub it in, the ragwort came up like … Read on
The NSA have just issued this press release (25th July 2016) in advance of the launch of their new report The Complementary role of sheep in upland and hill areas – … Read on
The latest news and “political comment” from Nick Snelgar. Demand for his milk is rising so he’s looking for investors to help build up the dairy. Do get in touch … Read on
12th June 2016 No: it’s not a great half marathon; not the Cresta run, nor slalom on snow – It’s the perfect uninterrupted pasteurising run to produce fresh local milk. … Read on
I’ve been silent. I’ve been ill for four weeks. Now I’m back. Everything became difficult. On top of a beastly respiratory illness, the van fell silent in a pool of … Read on