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12 Oct 2019

Over the last 3 weeks it's been wet and mild.  Perfect weather for fungi, and not bad for the last of the berries and crab apples. 

We are pretty fortunate to have a range of fungi on the farm, 5 of which I've eaten so far, so when a group of Parasol mushrooms appe...

12 Oct 2019

The Pasture Fed Livestock Association had their first ever show and sale at Ross on Wye in September and we took along a couple of cattle.

The association promotes meat and dairy from pasture and runs the only active 100% grass fed accreditation scheme in the UK, of whi...

11 Oct 2019

We're keen to use the whole animal so have always made a full range of offal available to customers.  Beef offal is a world of texture, flavour and its great value for money.  Find out what's what with my quick video guide 

Want to try some?  Join my Tongue to...

24 Aug 2019

Yes this is how it happened.  I had just driven over Waterhay Bridge towards Ashton Keynes where out of the corner of my eye I spotted a dark bird of prey gliding across from Cleveland Lakes reed bed towards our field.  Looked out of the ordinary so I swung across the...

29 May 2019

Swifts - in my mind the most interesting member of the Hirundines (swallows, sifts, martins).  We are lucky in that all 4 British speices occur on the farm, although only swallows currently nest here.   Its always exciting to see the first Swifts in May, normally high...

13 May 2019

We have been using local butchers to cut and pack our beef, however we have now got approval from our Environmental Health Officer to start cutting and packing in our own facilities on the farm.  This gives us even more control and the opportunity to deliver more bespo...

6 May 2019

This year we hosted 2 Dawn Chorus walks here at Waterhay Farm.  The first in late April was with the Cotswold Waterpark Trust, the second a week later in early May was exclusively for our own beef customers.  For both we had great weather.  A little chilly at 5am, but...

5 Mar 2019

Why not spend a few hours on a Sunday afternoon visiting our farm?  Come and see the cows and their calves, enjoy a walk over the fields to see our fritillaries in bloom, and then join us for a cup of tea in the garden.  Its a chance to stretch your legs, find out more...