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Use hemp in your own garden!

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Here at the farm, we are BIG fans of compost! And we are always looking for ways to sneak hemp into lives in any way. Here’s how you could use hemp in your own garden too! For compost, we save all our food scraps and tip them into our garden compost heap. There are lots […]

Food Sovereignty Matters

Last Wednesday, the UK Agriculture Bill was debated in parliament. Despite an impressive campaign forged by the Landworkers’ Alliance and more than 5000 letters sent. The amendments seeking to recognise farming as a public service, and incentivise UK farming that is ecologically and socially sustainable, were defeated. We have a long way to go, it […]

Feeding the community well, together

We’re excited to be at the beautiful, community-powered Reading Town Meal this Saturday 28th September. We feel so lucky to be part of a vibrant web of local growers and producers. This event brings us all together to provide the fruit, veg and – in our case – delicious hemp goodies to feed the community. […]

Managing morale with co-operative approaches

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Ever fancied working as a Tofu Morale Manager? It might not be the life dream you shared in circle time at primary school, and maybe it wasn’t what your career adviser suggested for work experience in your teens, but join the Twin Oaks Community Foods workers co-operative in Virginia, USA, and this job could be […]

Hemp for the future

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Imagine hemp for a moment… What comes to mind? Five years ago, it wouldn’t be so far fetched if mention of this much talked about plant drummed up images of coarse-fibred wallets patched with badges from far corners of the earth, or black and white film reel of thick-set naval ropes tightly wound around iron […]