We are now in the run-up to Great British Game Week which takes place 22nd- 29th November and celebrates all that is good about game. Game meat is increasing in popularity and from a Paleo perspective, game must surely represent one of the best choices if we wish to... read more
We had a great day out at Abergavenny Food Festival at the weekend. The sun was shining and there was a fantastic atmosphere with huge crowds at this increasingly popular foodie festival. The event has been running since 1999 and having not visited for quite a few... read more
We tried a leg of mutton yesterday for Sunday lunch from John and Patsy Price over at Bryn Belted Galloway Beef and it was fantastic. It was the first time we have cooked roast mutton and have been eager to try it. The flavour is more developed and stronger than lamb... read more
Things have been really busy in the vegetable garden and we are getting back on top of things at last – see the photos below. At the moment we are harvesting kale, chard, lettuce, carrots, beetroots, onions, basil, rhubarb, mini curcurbits called Melothrie from Real... read more
The videos from the Grazing For Change conference have recently been released and I have been working my way through them over the weekend. Wow! There is so much amazing content and I thoroughly recommend them. The conference was organised by the Jefferson Center for... read more
Huge congrats to our buddies Lisa Heenan and Darren Doherty as well as the awesome farmer rockstar Joel Salatin for their film Polyfaces being looked at for an Oscar!!! Watch the trailer and support their efforts here: http://ow.ly/V5CWI
For decades cattle and red meat were seen—and to a large extent still are—as public enemy number one both, from the point of view of their impact on the environment and in terms of the effects of meat consumption for our health. But is the matter really so clear cut? "Defending Beef" explores the different sides of the story and shows how a certain type of livestock farming and a certain type of meat are not the problem but part of its solution.