Soil health, green manures and covid 19

Soil health, green manures and covid 19

I started my working career in banking so if we compare agriculture to banking the soil is our capital . Healthy soils are alive with a careful balance of bacteria, fungi , earthworms and a myriad of other organisms within and on top of the soil busy making soil...
Going single-use plastic free!

Going single-use plastic free!

We are very pleased to announce that we are going single-use plastic free from this week! After months of brain picking and testing out various compostable bags, we’ve found a solution which will benefit the environment as well as reduce the necessity for single-use...
Kale – Nutrient-dense superfood

Kale – Nutrient-dense superfood

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Kale is part of the Brassica/cabbage family, along with broccoli, cauliflower Brussels sprouts and of course cabbages. It is grown for its edible leaves but unlike cabbage it doesn’t develop a head. It originated in the eastern...
February Nature Notes at the farm

February Nature Notes at the farm

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Flocks of siskins have been regular visitors to the farm during February. Siskins are resident Finches with lemon-yellow plumage, long, narrow curved bills and forked tails They have joined the flocks of long-tailed tits feeding up...
It all begins with the soil

It all begins with the soil

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It all begins with the soil. Our bodies, and especially our immune systems, need nutrient-rich food to stay healthy. But have you ever wondered how the organic plants get packed with their health-giving nutrients – minerals,...