25th April 2016

A mix of highs and lows on the farm, but the school visits cheered us up!

It seems typical that just as the pastures and puddles dry up and the grass begins to grow that the weather suddenly turns cold, grey and […]
11th April 2016

Greater Spotted woodpeckers, tawny owls, barn owls but no great rush of lambs, just yet!

A quite extraordinary week on the farm in that so little has happened! No rush of lambs and no more calves but lots more rain and enough […]
6th April 2016

24 lambs, 6 calves and counting!

Not only is the sun shining but it is warm enough for ‘Boots’ to be in shorts! A rather unusual week in that calving rather than […]
28th March 2016

The Easter weekend brings us Spring lambs & calves..

Easter Monday and, for the moment at least, the rain has stopped and the sun is shining. The big news is that both lambing and calving […]
21st March 2016

Calving & lambing has begun!

A cold, grey but dry week means that though our pastures are much drier the grass has not been growing and lambing has begun – with our […]
14th March 2016

Recovering from the worst flood Rush Farm has seen since 2007…

This weekend we have had sunshine and the feeling that spring might actually be on the way; however on Tuesday we had our worst flood since […]
11th March 2016

Last chance to invest with tax relief in Rush Farm..

Last chance to invest with tax relief in Rush Farm to preserve organic land, conservation, renewable energy and build community. Our unique community-owned farm and ethical business park offers […]
7th March 2016

First guinea fowl eggs, photos from the garden & more lambing prep..

A relatively quiet week on the farm. We are starting to think we shall have to buy in feed – fortunately we have a neighbour who […]
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 […]