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Lessons from a Fox

Lessons from a Fox

“A fox went out on a starry night”, there is some poignancy to the old lyric. We observe most fox activity in our lambing fields when the dark sky is a glitter and the night’s air is unruffled. On nights such as these the old fray between sleep deprived shepherd and...
A badger friendly farm, wishes to say thank you.

A badger friendly farm, wishes to say thank you.

What an incredible three weeks of September we’ve experienced. On the 1st of the month we hit rock bottom with the devastating news that our farm is positioned in the middle of the new South Devon badger cull zone. All the evidence keeps proving that these culls are...
How Our Sheep Help Falcons To Hunt

How Our Sheep Help Falcons To Hunt

One of the core values of Village Farm is that we view domestic and wild with equal importance and respect. In other words we view the sheep, pigs and goats as interwoven and integral parts of the diverse ecological web of life at Village Farm. A great example of this...
The Larks Home

The Larks Home

When running a farm, it’s easy to view all of the land as a resource to utilise purely for our own financial gain. Well we grew it, we nurtured it, it’s our property therefore we’re fully entitled to use it how we wish.   But did we actually grow it?  The honest...
Living with Ravens

Living with Ravens

Animosity and admiration in equal measure. Lambing season and we’ve not had issue with the traditional farmer’s foe the maligned and misunderstood fox; instead our opponent comes from the sky, the coastal raven. Acute eyed, ever patrolling they never miss a beat. They...

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