Why am I vegan?

  By Deana Gershuny Boiled down, the reasons that I eat a plant based diet fall under three main categories: ethical environmental health (I tried and failed to think of a word synonymous with health beginning with ‘E’, apologies). We can let the lack of complete alliteration serve as a linguistic representation for the complexity which I think underlies personal …

A pig’s Tale

My farm to table experiences: Today my farm to table blogging/life experience began! And where better to begin than in the beautiful New England town of Nashua, New Hampshire. I initially thought farm-to-table living would be a simple process, like giving up red meat (bad example) or consuming less dairy. How wrong was I! Food labels, awkward conversations with waitresses …

Farmyard ravioli

My farm to table experiences 2: This week I’ve tried my own farm-to-table meal! After the horrors of USA mega-markets, Connor and I thought we’d go back to source (see prev. blog). After buying all the tomatoes and courgettes (zucchini) we could see (owner’s face happy; Connor’s face sad) we decided to make whole-wheat courgette stuffed ravioli, homemade tomato sauce …

Maps of the farm

Base map: aerial view of Skeet Hill House land, 2016 Farm plan map Already there: Pond Tennis court Fire pit Skeet Hill House Adventure playground Indoor swimming pool  Year 1 –  year 3 plans: Vegetable patches Tool shed Polytunnel Compost  Chickens Orchard Year 3 – year 7 plans: Herb spiral Wild meadow Pond renovation  Yurt & cabins  Woodland and Adventure …