When dreams come true

When dreams come true

I have always dreamt of herding cattle from horseback cowboy-style, across wide open spaces, through alpine pastures and along deep, salmon-red rocky canyons, and in and out of winding, rushing rivers.   I loved the western TV series ‘The Virginian’, have ridden...
Meadow talk

Meadow talk

Every day I walk our dogs through the water meadows alongside the River Cam. Every day I see how the grasses and wildflowers are growing in fields that have been returned to pasture for the past 20 years.   They are a wild-life haven and home to cattle in the...
In search of garden grasses

In search of garden grasses

Last week I went on a truly amazing High Summer Garden Tour to West Sussex, designed and delivered by garden lover and specialist Sarah Raven and her colleague Melanie… First stop was the Sussex Prairie Garden at Henfield – Paul and Pauline McBride’s eight-acre plot...
Groundswell hosts first ever Grass-Fed day

Groundswell hosts first ever Grass-Fed day

Groundswell is an innovative, farmer-led annual event that showcases farming practices that promote soil health, for example by not ploughing and the introduction of mob-grazed cattle. Hundreds of farmers attended the inaugural ‘No Till’ Groundswell day, organised by...

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