Another lovely day on the farm. We had some amazing volunteers who helped us prepare for planting a new hedgerow (come this Saturday from 11am-2pm to help), and helped by preparing a bed and then sowing it with mange tout peas. Thank you everyone for your time! What a great vibe to have such lovely… Continue Reading…
This week we were happy to put up our hammocks and have a swing and a snooze during breaks. Here's Myrtle our favourite dog having a swing with her best friend Sarah from School Farm Organics. Roll on summer!
Here's our Level 3 students pricking out tomatoes… One of the best jobs on the farm as far as I'm concerned is working with tomato seedlings. Each one brings so much hope for the coming summer, and so much excitement for all the flavours to come. 🙂
What an amazing two days. If you work in groups. If you work in non hierarchical structures. Google conscious collaboration and check out the training available.
Today I saw why we use heated mats on our benches. On the left you'll see our onions that have heat underneath and on the right those without.
Arrived at the farm this morning and had 55 bags of compost waiting for me. So! First thing (after watering the babies) to do was moving them from the car park to the propagation glasshouse. Phew! Time for a cuppa methinks.
Today we had our local dealer from Exeter come down to give us a demo of what's going to be the machinery we use on the top field in the expansion. It was so exciting! It worked a treat and should do the business. What you can't see is my big smile and two thumbs… Continue Reading…
Today I headed down to Cornwall with Zoe as both our projects were part of a networking event with our funder UnLtd. Lovely to head out of town and network with some other lovely foodie projects.
So exciting! Our first seedlings of the year!
I do. For the past ten years I've worked on boats or on farms, and both places the right tool can make a really difficult job a breeze. I also love well made, hand forged tools. They fit really specific niches, just like these broadforks we bought from Johnny's Seeds in the USA. When they… Continue Reading…