All posts tagged: stream farm

MEET SHARE FARMER: SAM FROM STREAM FARM

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 […]

MEET THE FARMER: VERNON THE FISHERMAN

For trout farmer Vernon, providing his community with high quality, clean, tasty trout while regenerating the land, ponds and lake he is stewarding is what he does best. Since joining the Stream Farm team, the fishery has gone from strength to award-winning strength, a testament to Vernon’s incredible work ethic and passion for his profession. On […]

SHARE FARMING: IT’S BETTER TOGETHER

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 […]