My visit to the Oxford Real Farming Conference 2017

This week I traveled across the country to Oxford for the 8th annual Oxford Real Farming Conference which is held in the Town Hall in the heart of the city. I arrived on Wednesday for two days of presentations, discussions and networking. It was, as always, superbly organised and I want to congratulate the organisingContinue reading “My visit to the Oxford Real Farming Conference 2017”

‘Meet the Farmers’ Episode 2. Elm Tree Farm

Elm Tree Farm is a care farm and social enterprise located in Stapleton near Bristol and has been run by Brandon Trust since 2000. The farm is 47 acres in size and the farm team run a market garden as well as keeping a small number of beef cattle, pigs, chickens and ducks. Over 50 people withContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ Episode 2. Elm Tree Farm”

Why we should talk more about mental health in farming

This article is all about mental health in the farming community. Please help in breaking the stigma by tweeting in support of farmers who suffer from mental health, using the hashtag #FarmerMentalHealth and perhaps consider making a donation to The Farming Community Network through their JustGiving Page. Alternatively, donate to Papyrus through their Just Giving Page. ThankContinue reading “Why we should talk more about mental health in farming”