October

Monday 10th May 2010

As the summer and autumn crops are cleared we are sowing green manures to protect the soil and conserve the nutrients through the winter. Though air temperatures are dropping quickly, the soil is at its warmest and most active in the autumn. This means that all the invertebrates and microbes are busy breaking down the remains of previous crops. Eventually... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

It looks as if we will close the year delivering very nearly twice as many boxes each week as we did at the start. This has more than made up for the business we lost this summer when Sainsburys and Waitrose abandoned the company we supplied them through. We are one of very few farmers who have been dumped by... continued