Wahoo! Our very first crops went into the top field today. Thanks go to the apprentices from Schumacher College who made the effort today to get our onion crop in the ground!
I've got an amazing tan… and had to work all weekend… but luckily had 4 volunteers that came out and helped the CSA sort out the new field ready for planting up. Thank you to Chris, Mel, Sonia and Monika (with shout outs to Hannah and Lou & Dan for offering). Another job jobbed –… Continue Reading…
Chris' last volunteer day is today. So we sent him off with a bronze fork and lots of appreciation for the time he's spent as our Long Term Volunteer. Thank you Chris!
Always good to have a plan. This way all the lovely people who work on site know what's happening… And we can try and get there together. 🙂 this is our cropping plan
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.