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How We’re Fighting Climate Change On The Farm.

How We’re Fighting Climate Change On The Farm.

There are two ways to reduce the carbon footprint of a farm; the first and most obvious way is by reducing the farm business’ use of fossil fuel so curtailing the farm’s carbon emissions. When we first took on Village Farm we purposely decided to de-mechanise the farm...
Language is the landscape we breathe.

Language is the landscape we breathe.

The words in our language reflect our daily interactions with the world that surrounds us. For instance, today in our sedentary indoor environment of global communication, we use multiple verbs to short-hand the posting of an image on social media, so we can tweet it,...
Coming To Terms With Mud.

Coming To Terms With Mud.

Mud, working in it most days I wouldn’t say it’s glorious but at this time of year we do have a lot of it about. Unsurprisingly with it being such a prevalent substance it’s acquired many local names and terms to describe its differing states. This array doesn’t...
Sprouting Baby Lucerne Trees

Sprouting Baby Lucerne Trees

Tim has been propagating tagasaste seeds. They’re a fun seed to germinate because you have to pour boiling water on the seed then watch them swell up. If you haven’t hard of it, Tagasaste is a popular favourite with farmers, smallholders and...
Lichens

Lichens

We found out today the coastline where our farm is situated is “one of the richest sites for coastal lichens known in the British Isles”. There are an astonishing 261 different species documented here, some being incredibly rare. We nickname it “land...

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