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!
All of this month an informal campaign called 'Februdairy' has been launched to support all things dairy. It leads on from another very successful 'Veganuary'. As part of the campaign my brother Sam and I are undertaking a 'cheese challenge', sampling one cheese each day of the month. So far we have tried Fosseway Fleece … Continue reading #Februdairy ‘diary’ Cheese Challenge
I'm thrilled that Thinking Country has been nominated for the latest round of the UK Blog Awards. It's a marker of your support and I want to thank each and every one of you, my readers on thinkingcountry and listeners to Meet the Farmers for supporting the blog and podcast. It is simply a pleasure … Continue reading ThinkingCountry nominated in the UK Blog Awards 2019
I have an odd relationship with my social media accounts (for the record I use Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well as WordPress). At times I will use all of them regularly, reaching out to people from all walks of life, engaging in conversations, 'liking' endless streams of posts and updating my 'story' with my … Continue reading Social media: a new farming story
Those of you who are regular readers of the blog will know that a few months ago I profiled rural mental health, as part of a wider campaign to get people talking about the subject (#FarmerMentalHealth on twitter). I did this mainly to get the subject in the spotlight again after the conversation had dissipated … Continue reading Good to see #FarmerMentalHealth in the farming news again
ThinkingCountry now has its own Facebook page which will be regularly updated with interesting articles and news relating to farming, conservation, rewilding and other countryside and environment topics. ThinkingCountry articles will of course also be posted there and it will be a chance for you, dear readers, to hopefully interact more easily with the debates … Continue reading ThinkingCountry is now on Facebook