A NOVEL funding initiative is getting underway in Mid Wales to help maintain rural communities and the surrounding landscape.
Best of British
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and Blur bassist Alex James have combined their greatest passions – food and music to create The Big Feastival, which is held on Alex’s farm in Kingham, Oxfordshire.
On the farm
Making the right choices on a tenanted hill farm has enabled Upper Booth Farm to expand and develop. Chloe Palmer learns how the Helliwell family have made the most of their challenging location.
Browse all our pictures from the working dog trials. See one you like? Prints are available from 12"x8" or larger.
There were two days of trialling at Penybont, held while the World Trial was underway in Scotland.
In Your Field
As you read this week’s issue of Farmers Guardian in the comfort of your warm home, spare a thought for Simon and I as we wake from a night spent bedded down in ‘le hotel cattle wagon’ at Kelso tup sale. The decor is sparse and there is no en-suite, but a beer or two helps us get some sleep.
FG Food guru
August’s FG Food Guru is livestock reporter Louise Hartley, with a fancy lemon meringue syllabub served with ginger and lemon shortbread biscuits
FG Cookery Editor
My dad is famous for his sweetcorn fritters and when friends to come to stay it’s always the highlight of their full English!