New Farming Opportunity Now Open at Near River

Ideally these internships are for people who are keenly interested in learning about life on a smallholding and how to have that life produce a sustaining income whilst producing nutrient dense food for our community, and heal the land at the same time.

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Spring’s here. And so is great tasting new season produce!

It’s been sometime since I last posted on this blog – almost 18 months – and I could go on and explain why, blaming extra work on the farm for keeping me away from the blog. I guess the reality is that it lost it’s attraction. But now ...

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Blue Eggs and …WHAT??!!

The industrialisation of our food production has narrowed down the variety of breeds, or sources of our food supply, and we believe that's not the way to go. Once these breeds disappear, we can't get them back, at least not quickly, and thousands of years of natural selection and more recent selective breeding will be gone. And whilst being able to have blue eggs in the world may not be the noblest of aims, I was always told that variety is the spice of life.

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