We will have fresh farm-reared pork for sale in the farm shop from Thursday 9th February. I, Stephen, purchased two pigs back in September at the age of 8 weeks. They were born to a Saddleback sow and OSB boar on a farm on the Wiltshire border. They have lived most of their life in a paddock of about 12m2 on our neighbour’s land. Their diet has been mainly a barley and soybean pig meal, bought from the farm on the road to Gillingham (you’ll have seen their pigs on the roadsid
Gold Hill Organic Farm in Dorset seeks season worker or Soil Association Future Grower from April to October 2017, with possibility to extend. Forty hours a week, minimum wage, with onsite accommodation in shepherd's hut, plus bills and half board.
Gold Hill Organic Farm is a busy 60 acre ex-dairy farm owned by Andrew and Sara Cross who have been growing a wide variety of vegetables organically since 1987. Eight acres are under horticultural production including eight 60ft
Happy New Year to you all! Did you see David Attenborough’s urgent closing remarks of the TV series Planet Earth? ‘It is surely our responsibility’, he said, ‘to do everything within our power to create a planet that provides a home ... for all life on earth’. I wonder what actions are within your power to create such a planet for which Attenborough pleads? As farmers, the onus of protecting the local environment and wildlife feels very much on our shoulders, and rightly so.