On the Road: Lambing in Shropshire

Lamb sitting on ewe sheep

Having enjoyed a lovely Easter weekend in Devon with the family, the following weekend we had the opportunity to help out with lambing season at a small sheep farm in the Shropshire Hills. Not dissimilar from the Somerset countryside in which we grew up, Hope Valley (12 miles south west of Shrewsbury) boasts beautiful rolling green hills beneath… 

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Food Week: Fig & Fauna

fig-and-fauna-farm1

A little-known fact for you… My very first career ambition was to be a farmer’s wife. My four year old self based this decision on one thing and one thing only: that this would give me the chance to hand-milk a cow. At 28, I’ve still never had the chance to milk a cow but… 

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