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DEFRA Marketing Standard: Crazy Talk

WARNING: mini rant

So DEFRA are implementing updated marketing standards for everyone involved in selling fresh fruit & veg; including Farm Shops such as Hartley. They have said that 10 certain crops (apples, grapes, kiwis, citrus, peaches & nectarines, pears starwberries, lettuce, sweet peppers & tomatoes) must have a quality class written on the label, as well as country of origin. 336 more words


Rusting Relics - Narratives of Habit

In the past few days I’ve wondered if the attracting element to vehicle photography is the coherence of a vehicle’s design, functionality and comfort. Beyond this, is it the style and form of the vehicle that attracts the eye and the impulse to drive the vehicle? 407 more words

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At Play In The Fields Of The Lord

She wasn’t actually playing but the scene did seem to be the fields of the Lord. Being this was near Jaipur India, that lord would have been one of the Hindu gods and not the God of the Bible which was referenced in the book of the title of this post authored by Peter Matthiessen. 56 more words


Banana Farming

On the approach to Cairns, the scenery becomes much more mountainous with acres of banana farms in between. This part of Australia is renowned for growing bananas, and fortunately I had landed myself some accommodation at Walkabout Backpackers in Innisfail – a working hostel that acts as a recruiter to provide all its tenants work on a nearby farm. 1,187 more words


Chicken Coop Captive

Bundled up in insulated overalls and a winter jacket, Lucinda lifts the gallon size bucket.  The water sloshes back and forth as she trudges across the yard, head bent down against the bitter cold and wind.  622 more words

Life Is A Melting Pot

Three Arrows Farm and Cattle Company

I had the unique experience of taking pictures for Three Arrows Farm and Cattle Company in Flat Rock, NC which is owned and operated by Wells Shealy. 291 more words