Farm View Photograph Taken By Mo For Farming Friends Photograph Of The Month Competition

I was delighted to receive an email with a very atmospheric farm photo for the Farming Friends Photograph Of The Month Competition.

View Of Farm In Oxfordshire By Mo

View Of Farm In Oxfordshire By Mo

Mo is a member of the farmingfriends forum and we have become good friends over the last month or so as we have shared stories and advice about duck keeping. You can catch up with Mo’s ducks on facebook in the Duck Diaries Group Page. Mo took this photograph back in March on a farm in Oxfordshire.

If you like taking photographs then why not enter our Farming Friends ‘Foto’ Of The Month Competition.

The photographs need to have a farming theme and can include the farming landscape, farm animals, farm machinery, farming life or nature and wildlife on and around a farm or the countryside both from the UK and abroad.

If you would like to enter then please send your photographs by email keeping the photograph attachment to a size of about 600 x 400 pixels. If you don’t know the email address then please leave a comment or use the contact form on the contact page and I’ll email you back.

Please supply some details about the photograph – the name of the person who took the photograph, when and where it was taken and what is happening in the photograph.

The winning ‘Foto’ will be posted at the beginning of the following month. I look forward to seeing your entries for the Farming Friends Photograph of the Month Competition.

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Farm Visit With Slow Food North Yorkshire

On Saturday 22nd May 2010 Slow Food Members Janet and Andrew Stott are opening their doors from 10am to 4pm to the members and friends of Slow Food North Yorkshire.

The event will include a visit of the farm which will give an insight into how Janet and Andrew produce their pedigree aberdeen angus beef, fed exclusively on grass and clover rich pastures and parkland. My hubby and I are really looking forward to going as we also breed beef cattle, although our cattle are predominantly Charolais.

All stock are born on Janet & Andrew’s farm and taken through to slaughter. Calves are naturally suckled and weaned around 8 months old, then reared slowly until approx 2 years old for maximum flavour. It is hung on the bone for 3.5 weeks. The meat has very low food miles as  it’s only 10 miles to slaughter then direct to customers.

On Saturday we will get the opportunity to taste their meat with lunch and then it will be available  to buy. We are looking forward to having some aberdeen angus beef in our freezer!

If you live in the York and are interested in this visit then please contact Slow Food North Yorkshire, the cost is £4 members/£6 non members and includes lunch/bring your own drinks. Look forward to seeing you there but I will post about the visit in the next few days, so check back in with farmingfriends to find out about the visit and the aberdeen angus beef.