Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been interviewing the share farmers from Stream Farm and finding out just how small-scale farms
At the beginning of this month’s issue we started a conversation about simple ideas that are helping thousands of young people get into farming.
Agriculture has experienced dramatic change, especially since the end of World War II seeing farm policies gravitating towards the “bigger is better” model. As a result, many small farms were forced to shift towards intensive monocropping (growing only one crop in a large area of land). An unsustainable agricultural practice that reduces soil productivity, depletes soil nutrients, kills […]
Over the coming month we will be exploring the share farming model and CSA (community supported agriculture). Simple ideas that help thousands of young people get into farming, and in an industry where more than half of England’s farmers are now over 55 years old, these new initiatives are absolutely vital for the regeneration of […]