farm news

The ground is hard as iron, the cabbage leaves stiff as boards under the snow and the ice on our reservoirs thick enough for a light skater. At least the mud is frozen, making it easy to get about the fields; more than can be said for the roads. I hope that your orders have arrived more or less as expected over the last three weeks and, if not, that we have at least communicated satisfactorily with you. With staff struggling to get to work we have often not had enough people to man the phones, let alone pick the veg. It