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2014 Highlights

Wow! It’s been just about a year since we have posted anything on here. Not to make excuses, but 2014 was a whirlwind of a year. 424 more words


Animal checkup

Cow and sheep day:)

And yes my cow loves the camera, her name is Camellia and she’s adorable in every-way!
She’s in the low production part since she’s going to have her break soon to regain her raw milk, for the little one. 50 more words



2015 Has already got off to a flying start! The gardening teams have been busy working on some raised beds for Coppice Junior School. They have certainly had to deal with their fair share of wet weather but i think you will all agree that it looks fantastic. 228 more words

New Arrivals

Arrived at the farm to find that, unlike Nottingham, there was no snow here and no sign that it had snowed overnight. That was a blow as I’d been hoping that more birds would be forced to use our food. 228 more words

Bird Watching

One year on ... Learning to lamb!

Grazing the farm differently to its past history as a Deer Farm has helped different plants to grow… Some wanted, others not so much! All however are leading to a lustrous rich looking farm and providing more interesting homes for nature! 450 more words


Life and Death in a Gale

Last night Tom said to me, “I’m on lamb checking duty tomorrow morning at 5am if you want to come, but if you do be sure you’re there at 5 sharp ‘cos I won’t hang around!”  The rising gale moaned around the eaves as the wind threw handfuls of raindrops against the window panes.   424 more words

Winter: December To February

The past four years, summerized.

Four lambing seasons ago, one hazy summer night I stole curly fries from a strapping red head in a cowboy hat and in return he stole my heart.  291 more words