Category: food, farming and forestry

  • 4Fs Newsletter November 2023

    4Fs Newsletter November 2023

    Meeting at Shillingford Organics Owner Martyn Bragg showed us around his farm near Exeter where he grows fruit and vegetables for sale via veg boxes, at farmers markets and wholesale to local businesses. We had a look at the crops growing in the polytunnels and on the fields. We learned about the business model in…

  • Event on the Water Quality in Teignbridge

    We had a successful event on Monday the 26th of June, the speakers were great and the audience asked very good questions. Our speakers were: Follow the links to their presentations/ information

  • How to farm sustainably

    How to farm sustainably

    Peter French threw open his farm to a group of nearly 40 visitors last week (12th October) to share his ideas on how local farmers can adapt to the changing conditions they face. Peter farms 280 hectares (700 acres) near Stokenteignhead and is working to reduce his farm’s carbon footprint. He is doing this by…