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  • This timely film is a series of beautifully shot and deftly sketched portraits of small-scale agro-ecological producers commissioned by the Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA).  The LWA is a union for small-scale producers making their livelihoods from producing food, fuel and fibre using sustainable methods of production. They campaign for better policy when it comes to recognising […] The post Film Rev...

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  •  It’s been a while since my last Indie Farmer post — that’s because the Summer has been entirely all-encompassing leaving little room for much else. This is a post about the early part of Summer, which revolved around the life-death-life cycle. Perhaps aptly I’ve only got around to posting this piece 9 months later. Early summer was […] The post Mountain Hall Farm: The Life-Death-Life Cycle appea...

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  • First generation Farmer Gala is back with an Autumn update from Plaw Hatch Farm.. Autumn has well and truly arrived now with chill misty mornings and long dark nights. Most of our cows are in the big barns for the winter. The young stock, lighter on their feet than the milking cows, are still out […] The post Plaw Hatch Farm: Autumn Update appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • advantages they can muster.. And then, as you said, I was projected as a first round draft pick. It creates the distinct possibility of pricey personal seat licenses to buy season tickets that are far more expensive than what fans are accustomed to paying for a team whose ticket prices have been among the most […] The post Alabama produces pro linebackers like an assembly line, but it has its shar...

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  • With only 60 years of harvests left, how do we transform our food systems? In relation to food and farming, it is becoming increasingly apparent that working within our existing economic and social systems will not result in the changes that we need.  The title alone of the ‘Extinction and Livestock’ conference this week is […] The post How do we transform our food systems? appeared first on Indi...

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  • They’ve had a precarious start. It’s a triumph they’re alive. So although I’d threatened to send the sock lambs to market, it’s unlikely. They regard me as a substitute mum. “Georgie” for example is special. She was born on St Georges day and named by Nigel’s friend, Hannah. It was her first visit to the […] The post Tiny cold lamb now part of the gang appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • Dan Burdett is back with an update on the latest news and some exciting plans for growth in more ways than one at Cockhaise Farm After months of negotiation I have finally managed to strike a deal with another farm to rear my youngstock from 6-18 months of age.  This will free up space here […] The post Cockhaise Farm: Growing In More Ways Than One appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • Phoebe Tickell from the co-farming collective #Ourfield tells us about an exciting project that involves 40 people who have co-invested in a field of grain.. For the past 6 months, 40 people from across the UK (and one from France!) have been doing something called ‘co-farming’ a field in Hertfordshire, from afar. What?! – I hear […] The post #OurField: Should we add nitrogen fertiliser or not? a...

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  • This month’s Farmerama Radio episode is a little different to usual as we weave in and out of a conversation we had with Dame Fiona Reynolds, former Director-General of the National Trust. Her recent book The Fight for Beauty is a call to arms for all of us to pay more attention to matters of […] The post Farmerama Radio: Episode 22 – Beauty, land, rewilding, upland sheep farming and spiritual ec...

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  • A groundswell of farmers around the world are working out how to farm in a more ecologically friendly way. One the farmers leading the farming revolution in the UK is John Cherry, who has set up a 2-day conference on his farm in Hertfordshire 28th and 29th of June… A fabulous con-trick has been performed […] The post Groundswell – Join the Farming Revolution appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • Kent based fruit and veg grower Jacks Boggia shares some of the highlights of a 3-day Market Gardening course run by Landbase down in Dorset… Whilst in the middle of moving farm sites, and waiting for various answers that were out of my control, I found myself with some time on my hands which would be a […] The post Review: LandBase 3-day Market Gardening Course appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • With only 11 days to go until the Ecological Land Co-operative’s Community Share Offer (www.ethex.org.uk/ecologicalland) ends, read why new entrants to agriculture need your support. From hill-side sheep farming to no-dig market gardening, working and managing the land is a varied enterprise. Yet for many, farming and growing the food we eat, is little regarded. […] The post Ecological Land Coope...

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  • Care farming around the world, cover crop porridge, small farmers acitvism, purple corn & Pasture for Life poetry… This month we hear from Robin Asquith (pictured middle below), Yorkshire-based Care Farm Manager at Camphill Village Trust, about an amazing variety of Care Farming projects he visited around the world as part of his Nuffield Farming Scholarship. From […] The post Farmerama Radio: Ep...

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  • Gala is back with a spring update after a busy few months at Plaw Hatch doing what she loves best. Those of you who follow her Instagram account (farmergala) will know she’s got a new apprentice who we were delighted to meet when she dropped in for a cuppa recently… Spring has really arrived and […] The post Plaw Hatch Farm Diaries: Spring Update appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • At the height of lambing, exhausted, dishevelled, with a strong scent of eau de sheep about me, I overheard Nigel tell Radio Four we’d be delighted to host a discussion on lamb..says Monica Akehurst Why is it that the ‘phone invariably rings as you’re heading out the door? Returning to answer it, the voice on […] The post A visit from the Food Programme appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • Alex Heffron is back with a bumper update. It’s all go with lots of work well underway for their first full season, preparing for their farm wedding and some other exciting family news.. It’s been a while since my last update on Indie Farmer, and that’s generally because we’ve been too busy getting everything in […] The post Mountain Hall Farm: Reflections on self-sufficiency, community and depen...

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  • Food safety and animal welfare checks in abattoirs are being hampered 
because of bullying and harassment of inspection staff. Food Investigator Andrew Wasley reports.. Data obtained by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism highlights how 
meat hygiene inspectors and vets working for the Food Standards Agency
 (FSA) endure regular abuse and intimidation – and in some cases
 physical […] The post...

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  • On a mission to raise awareness of Native Mallorcan Cattle Photographer Magdalena Puigserver has documented the breed and the people who have saved it from the brink of extinction. A breed on the brink of extinction The story begins around 1980 when the existence of a small number of cattle kept on farms in the Northern […] The post Photo Essay: Native Mallorcan Cattle – Back from the Brink appea...

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  • Recent articles and social media posts claiming dairy farmers to be murderers and rapists are saddening for me as they have no wish to have reasonable debates, instead leaning towards the sensational to aid their cause says Dan Burdett As I sit here on a gloriously sunny April day, the light at the end of the […] The post Cockhaise Farm: Looking to the Future appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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Let off by a speed cop

  • We now know that we are dispensable, as in our absence “The Boy” did good.. I awoke to the sounds of exuberant cleaning at close quarters. I opened one eye, to discover that Tilley had replaced my husband who had gone to check on calving cows.  A pile of farm fresh dirt lay on the […] The post Let off by a speed cop appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • James Friend considers the importance of local grain economies to enlightened bread-making and explores what determines the quality of bread, and why quality matters in terms of health, flavour, environmental and community benefits. Give us this day our daily bread ur dependency on bread for sustenance is ancient and our relationship with it is even considered […] The post Local grain economies a...

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  • We loved the heart warming tale of The Girgentana Goat and recently caught up with the indie Filmmaker Carlo Bolzoni to find out more.. Indie Farmer: We really enjoyed your first documentary  – can you tell us a bit more about the inspiration behind making it and how you found Giacomo?   Carlo Bolzoni: My interest in […] The post Q&A: Carlo Bolzoni – Independent Documentary Filmmaker appeared fir...

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  • Italian film maker Carlo Bolzoni drove down to one of the most southern parts of Europe looking for an ancient Sicilian goat, the Girgentana goat… At approximately 25 kilometres from the Mediterranean sea, on a rocky knoll once surrounded by several water sources, arises Campobello di Licata. The name of this small town originates from […] The post Short Film: The Girgentana Goat appeared first o...

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  • This month we celebrate the dawn of Spring as we bring you stories from many different communities across the UK.. Abraham Organics gives us the low-down on halal and the meat they supply to the Muslim community in London. We hear how Open Food Network Australia Open Food Network UK work with Open Source technology […] The post Farmerama Radio: Episode 20 – Halal Meat, Open Food Network and more ...

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Lambing Help Needed

  • Lambing Help Needed – we have a vacancy for lambing work this season at Hockham Farm in East Sussex Join our team from the 10th of April next month, helping us manage 270 ewes, lambing inside and out. No experience necessary but you’ll need to be practical, hard working, conscientious, punctual and reliable 8-12hr days […] The post Lambing Help Needed appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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  • We recently caught up with London based Animal Portrait Photographer Gerrard Gethings to talk about the methods behind his incredible animal portraits, including some useful tips and tricks we can’t wait to employ ourselves… Indie Farmer : Can you give us a bit of background on how you got into photography and what inspired you […] The post Q&A: Gerrard Gethings – Animal Portrait Photographer app...

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  • Farmerama Radio: Episode 19 – old & new tech, rewilding and future growers..

    In episode 19 we explore old & new tech, rewilding, future growers & Cambodian adventures As spring draws nearer we bring you Joel Salatin talking traditional methods and modern tools. Joel calls this new-fashioned farming, where systems such as cow-feed lots and high chemical input systems are now old-fashioned. We also have an example of […] The post Farmerama Radio: Episode 19 – old & new tech...

  • Making comparisons with New Zealand farmers is unjust

    Although New Zealand farmers’ adjustment to life without subsidies has been admirable, making comparisons with what happens in Britain is unjust says Monica Akehurst What’s good for the gander is good for the goose, don’t you agree? I thought I’d try the walkabout lifestyle. Well, it wouldn’t do to be upstaged by Adam Henson. So I […] The post Making comparisons with New Zealand farmers is unjust...

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  • Michael Harding takes a trip to East Anglia to meet Fiona Provan, the founder and driving force behind Calf At Foot Dairy. As a small-scale farmer I am always interested in hearing about other farmers who are trying out new and innovative farming techniques (or going back to older ideas that have been forgotten in […] The post The Calf At Foot Dairy appeared first on Indie Farmer.

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