February 2014

News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 27 February, 2014 - 00:00
Keeping workers on the farm is a challenge; we generally see new faces every year.  While this has its attractions, especially in the faces of eager horticultural students in the summer, I don’t always relish the cycles of training that we have...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 20 February, 2014 - 00:00
As we cut spinach this morning I realised that we had cut some spinach every week since the end of May last year.  We have cut thousands of bags, with every leaf cut by hand.  It’s a testament to the very mild winter because spinach growth...
News Letter
Posted on Saturday, 1 February, 2014 - 00:00
The way the media is today you could be forgiven for thinking that important food issues, such as food miles and genetic modification, have been dealt with.  Forever seeking headlines, important issues move from the front to the back pages and s...