Home of the UK Pedigree Breeds of Pig

A Nature Reserve of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Compassion in Word Farming
"we campaign peacefully to end all cruel factory farming practices"

Garden Centre
We were featured as Dobbies 'Blog of the Week' in May 2011

Home to a number of Scottish and other Rare Breed animals.
Admission to the Farm Park is free.

We bought our first Chicken Coop from here and it's still going strong.

We bought our Polytunnel from Haygrove and would happily recommend them for both quality and service.

Encouraging people to make small changes to their gardens to help Hedgehogs.

Thanks to the wonders of the Web, I feel as if I know Simon & Debbie, which would probably alarm them. If you are at all interested in Smallholding and/or Self Sufficiency you really should take a look at what they do and what they are all about.

It's Baaa-th Time
We have followed Lisa's journey into Soap Making using milk from her own goats. It's a great story and she has some wonderful products.
The Great British Chicken website offering lots of recipe ideas.

Money Saving Expert
I've been a member of this site for a long time and it is now huge. Dedicated to saving you money, it has a wealth of information and tips. The Forums are excellent.

Northmoor Rare Breeds
Tracey from Northmoor ran the Butchery Course we attended in 2011.

Over The Gate
"A friendly Countryside Forum" is the tag line, but it is much more than that.
The best online community we know.

Permaculture Magazine
"Inspiration for sustainable living"

Rare Breeds Survival Trust
"Throughout the world one breed of farm animal becomes extinct every month.
RBST is working to make sure that this does not happen in the UK."

Red Squirrel Survival Trust
"Without action, the red squirrel will become extinct in England within 10 years."

Encouragement and advice from Rosemary and Dan.
The Forum is very good and has been a source of great advice for us.

Mapping Wasp Trends throughout the UK

Home of Scotland's primitive four-horned Hebridean Sheep,
they also have a small flock of Soays and they breed Scots Grey hens.

We attended a Pig Keeping Course here in 2010.
It was excellent and we are forever grateful to Sarah for the confidence she inspired in us.

"Saving butterflies, moths and their habitats"