29th February 2016

Archers visit, Demeter baby food & Millie goes to doggie boarding school!

  Last week I rather foolishly referred to our success in keeping the chickens out of the kitchen. This morning one actually got shut into the […]
26th February 2016

Lambing preparations begin (and we find ourselves under siege from chickens!)

After a grey rather cheerless start to the week this week, the weather forecast looks good. Good that is so long as you are happy to look […]
19th February 2016

Rush Farm through the eyes of a WWOOFer

We were thrilled to have Benjamin Rosen (a WWOOFer from Holland with an exceptional knowledge of soil science, soil microbiology and permaculture) stay with us at […]
15th February 2016

An update from the garden and a new charity partner: Worcester Roots!

Mixed fortunes this weekend, success in the rugby and abject failure in the cricket but at least we have some fine, if chilly weather! We did […]
12th February 2016

A second poem from Rush Farm investor, Louis Hemmings…

We’re really proud to be sharing another poem from Louis Hemming, talented poet and Rush Farm investor: Down boreen a tired cottage waited, thatch tinted grey, […]
8th February 2016

Major (but short-lived) flooding, and one seriously MAMMOTH egg!

Only one place to start this week. After an equatorial down pour all day Saturday, by 10.30 in the evening the Bow Brook had spilled over its […]
5th February 2016

386 lambs predicted, flooded fields and a poem from an investor..

A couple of major events on the farm last week to report.. On Tuesday the ewes were scanned. This is an event that cause both excitement […]
29th January 2016

Frost (finally!), Worcester Roots & the sad loss of a guinea fowl..

                A special week in that we actually had two cold days together with a hard frost which made […]
30th November 2015

Weaning, WWOOFers & a wonderful visit from a children’s group.

Another busy week not helped by my asthma lingering! Others however worked very hard outside and I was at least able to complete anew paperwork for our […]