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Indie Farmer Road Trip Crowd Funding Push

With only a few days before I set off on my 6 week road trip I need your help to get me closer to my crowd funding target. There are a host of amazing perks for supporting such as the special edition Indie Farmer Road Trip print journal, a selection of hamper boxes and Indie Farmer tees and totes...

Indie Farmer Road Trip selected as BarbourSummer Winner

Growing up wearing Barbour jackets on the farm, my ten year old Bedale is my jacket of choice for riding around town on my scooter. So when I spotted the #BarbourSummer competition on instagram I was inspired to tell them about my upcoming road trip and was selected as one of their winners..

Sheep Shearing in the UK

The sheep shearing season in the UK (roughly mid May to mid July) is pretty much finished now, so farmers will be pleased that one difficult and time consuming job is over for another year, and the sheep will be happy to have got rid of their thick fleeces in this hot weather.

Superstar Indie Farmer Intern Required…

Are you passionate about independent farming and artisan food culture? I'm on the hunt for a marketing graduate or aspiring editorial assistant interested in gaining valuable work experience in an exciting media startup...

Bale Art on the Family Farm

I was back on the family farm for a couple of days this week helping with the bale cart backlog and preparing for harvest - so swapping e-mails for bales I got stuck in and managed to create my first time lapse video and rescued a family of triplets to boot...

Lookering Cows

A cow swimming in the river, take a second look. You might think, 'It's hot today, perhaps it fancied a swim.' But cows don't tend to go swimming, unless by misadventure. One of our daily tasks on the farm, is to check the cattle that are currently grazing on the Pevensey levels.

The Smallholders Show

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Indie Farmer Bell tent at this weekend's Smallholders Show held at the South of England Showground in Ardingly - here are a few highlights...