HEMP MILK: ‘What the crop is that?!’

With a myriad of milk alternatives on the market to choose from, Duncan tells Sadeh why Hemp milk is the most sustainable and tasty option out there. Duncan Delves Hemp has been cultivated by the farming folk of numerous cultures for thousands of years. Indeed, it remained an important crop throughout Europe and the United States until the mid twentieth …

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 …