Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Start your own biodynamic small dairy on the Inner Hebrides with help setting-up from wonderful WWOOF hosts. We have created a biodynamic farm on the inner Hebridean Island of Lismore, 38 acres. We have been here 13 years now and our cattle are ready to move up a...
Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

By Aurora Moxon Hello, I’m Aurora, a thirty-two-year-old who is happiest in a pair of muddy wellies harvesting apples for scrumpy making, sowing veg for the year ahead and learning hands-on how to make cheese. If my hands aren’t covered in soil, scrumpy or curds, then...
Long live WWOOF

Long live WWOOF

By Fuggo King We have been hosts since 2003. WWOOFing has changed our lives for the better. Overdramatic? No, I won’t qualify it, I will amplify it. At its best WWOOF is a culture of trust and mutual exchange, never perfect but in our experience always willing to...
Mr Fluttergrub’s garden: Asparagus lifts the clouds

Mr Fluttergrub’s garden: Asparagus lifts the clouds

It’s been a gloomy spring in so many ways. In most parts of the UK for any grower or farmer the darkest cloud, metaphorically and literally, has been the weather. It’s almost May but the soil is still sodden. And here in Yorkshire recent weeks have been cold;...
Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Freshly picked UK grown asparagus are only available for a very short time, so make the most of it while you can! This recipe is seasonal, gluten free and vegetarian, it can very easily be adapted for dairy free diets too. Serves: 4 Preparation Time: 20 minutes...