It’s Springwatch on the Farm

Spring has really sprung on the farm over the last few weeks, It is always a great relief to see the days gradually getting longer and the change of the clocks enabling us to make use of the lighter evenings. The weather has been favourable for the arable side.  The spring beans were planted in … Read more

Who’s to say what constitutes a “real” roast?

Recently it was suggested that the slow-roast shoulder of lamb I had lovingly prepared for the family to enjoy one lazy Sunday afternoon was NOT a real roast.  I don’t know if it was the way I cooked it or the fact that I didn’t carve but shredded it in a messy, street food, Jamie … Read more

Top Five Reasons To Eat Grass-Fed Beef

For a while beef was labelled as the bad boy of the nutritional world and blamed as a cause for a host of chronic diseases.  Environmentalists have also taken a dim view of it but we think that’s a load of old bull! Just make sure you choose high-quality, grass-fed beef (we wouldn’t sell anything … Read more

The Farm Shop or Supermarket – who is top of the crops?

We know what you’re thinking….meat from the farm shop is more expensive.  Ok, so we’re not going to start pulling the wool over your eyes and tell you that’s just a myth.  We’ve done a price comparison with Ocado, Waitrose, Sainsburys and Tesco and while we admit we are not the cheapest, our prices are … Read more

The benefits of eating local, seasonal produce

Of course we are big advocates, but this is no new fad, eating seasonally and locally is engrained in traditional cultures. Before supermarkets entered the picture with all of their convenient, processed foods, it was the only way to live. It is no coincidence that strawberries are tasteless and watery when eaten in winter, not to … Read more

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