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Tim

Tim

The 10th of February is from now on always going to be an incredibly sad day for the rest of our lives. The 10th of February is when my bestest friend and co-director of Village Farm, Tim died in a horrific tractor accident. We’re all still trying to adjust to his...
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...
The Village Farm Bees

The Village Farm Bees

An update from our beekeeper Emily. I can’t believe it has been just over a year since I joined Village Farm as the beekeeper. There were three hives when I started in June and 13 months on we now have 30 hives. I’ll allow you to insert the well-worn phrases on...
Barbed wire, Bambi and Johnny 5.

Barbed wire, Bambi and Johnny 5.

One of the several jobs we’ve worked on this last winter into spring is the mass removal of kilometre after kilometre after kilometre of barbed wire fence. Barbed wire is so ubiquitous on farmland; it’s the easy cheap put up to enclose cattle. But two of my farmer pet...
Saving Orchids.

Saving Orchids.

With lambing at it’s end we’ve moved the flock out of our lambing fields, which are on the high flat part of the farm that we call ‘Hilltop’ (this area has now been left to the skylarks to build their nests and raise their young).   The flock is now grazing the steep...
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...

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