Morning Livestock Duties In Autumn And Winter

When a farm has livestock there are certain jobs that have to be done at certain times of the day and certain times of the year. The Farming Friends livestock consists of; Poultry – white leghorn hen and guinea fowl. Fattening beef cattle. Breeding beef cattle. British saddleback pigs. Each morning the following jobs need … Read more Morning Livestock Duties In Autumn And Winter

Seasonal Food For September

Seasonal food for September as recommended by FARMA includes: Apples Blackberries Beetroot Broccoli Cabbages Carrots Cauliflowers Courgettes Cucumbers French Beans Kohl Rabi Mange Tout Marrows Onions Peas Plums Potatoes Raspberries Runner Beans Spinach Strawberries Sugar Snaps Sweetcorn Turnips FARMA is the UK’s National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association. It “is a co-operative of farmers, producers selling … Read more Seasonal Food For September

Seasonal Food For August

Seasonal food for August as recommended by FARMA includes: Asparagus Beetroot Blackberries Broad beans Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower Celeriac Cucumber Elderflower Green cabbage Leeks Onions Parsnips New potatoes Purple sprouting broccoli Red Cabbage Rhubarb Radish Spinach Spring greens Spring onions Strawberries Tomatoes Watercress FARMA is the UK’s National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association. It “is a co-operative … Read more Seasonal Food For August

The Economics Of Farming

I received an email on Friday (from Chris) querying why I had not mentioned words like money, profit, C.A.P. and subsidy on the website. My honest response to this was that because I am a relatively new to farming, farmer’s wife, I am yet to fully understand the economics of farming. Following this response Chris emailed me … Read more The Economics Of Farming

Seasonal Food For June

Seasonal food for June as recommended by FARMA includes: First strawberries Asparagus Broccoli Carrots Celeriac Earliest tomatoes Elderflower Green cabbage Leeks Onions Parsnips New potatoes Purple sprouting broccoli Red Cabbage Rhubarb Radish Spring onions Earliest cucumber Earliest beetroot Cauliflower Spring greens Spinach   Earliest broad beans Watercress FARMA is the UK’s National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association. It … Read more Seasonal Food For June