Indoor Herb Garden Guide – guest post by Kiana

When you’re looking to whip up one of your favorite recipes for your family and friends, wouldn’t it be nice to have everything you need in your home? It’s a lot easier than you think. Although the weather may hinder your ability to grow certain plants at different times of the year, there’s no doubt … Continue reading Indoor Herb Garden Guide – guest post by Kiana

Advertisements

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 35 – Georgie Bray

In episode 35 of the Meet the Farmers podcast I speak to Georgie Bray who is the Farm Manager at the RSPB's Hope Farm in Cambridgeshire. The RSPB aim to demonstrate that conservation can successfully sit side by side a productive arable farm business.  

Strawberry Daiquiri – Tiffany Francis

Here is the latest seasonal recipe from resident recipe writer Tiffany Francis. You can check out her other recipes here. ................................................................................... Hawthorn blossom, bouncing lambs, supper in the garden. There’s nothing like late spring to bring out the vibrancy of the countryside and make us forget winter ever existed. This fresh strawberry daiquiri is a … Continue reading Strawberry Daiquiri – Tiffany Francis

Book Review – The Easternmost House – by Juliet Blaxland

‘’The Easternmost House is a portrait of a place that soon will no longer exist. It is a memorial to this house and the lost village it represents, and to our ephemeral life here, so that something of it will remain once it has all gone.’’ The bar was set high when I read the … Continue reading Book Review – The Easternmost House – by Juliet Blaxland

Wild Justice, Natural England and this week’s Shooting License Fiasco

If you live in the UK and take any interest in the news at all then you are probably aware that last Thursday Natural England revoked the general licenses (GL04,05 and 06) that allowed anyone to shoot 16 different species* of bird including several members of the crow family, pigeons and some gulls. The use … Continue reading Wild Justice, Natural England and this week’s Shooting License Fiasco

Official Launch of Eat Farm Now!

Today is the official launch day of Eat Farm Now, an exciting new digital platform for all things food and farming. I'm proud to be contributing to the site alongside numerous other driven and talented individuals involved in the food and farming communications world. In short the site compiles the very best of podcasts, blog … Continue reading Official Launch of Eat Farm Now!

Green Ways to Update Your Home – guest post by Emma Joyce

The formula is simple: the less energy you consume, the more money you will save. Therefore, it’s easy to see the value and benefits of improving your home to be more environmentally friendly. By choosing to remodel your home, you’re already making a green choice, and by incorporating eco-friendly updates, however small, you’re giving a … Continue reading Green Ways to Update Your Home – guest post by Emma Joyce

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 34 -William Kendall

Episode 34 of the podcast features Suffolk based organic farmer and entrepreneur William Kendall. William is the Chair of drinks company Cawston Press as well as an advisor to several other companies. He formerly led The New Covent Garden Soup Company as well as Green & Black’s and is a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 34 -William Kendall

Spotlight on…the Nature Friendly Farming Network

There are many organisations doing important work in rural areas, bringing people together, providing support and improving the state of nature. 'Spotlight on...' profiles some of these. The Nature Friendly Farming Network is a farmer led, grass roots organisation which profiles a way of farming that puts nature and the environment at its heart. Very few … Continue reading Spotlight on…the Nature Friendly Farming Network

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 33 – Guy and Emily French

Episode 33 of the Meet the Farmers podcast features Guy and Emily French who run the innovative Foxes Farm business in north Essex. They grow for seasonal markets, focusing on Christmas Tree production as well as pumpkins which they sell wholesale to the Coop as well as selling direct to the public. They also run … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 33 – Guy and Emily French