Seasonal news, updates and goings-on around Daylesford.
Our bees are in trouble…
We were thrilled to have such enthusiastic bee keepers on our bee keeping course on Friday and Saturday. Many of whom voiced their concern for the rapid decline in the bee population in recent years.
Creating a buzz in the Market Garden
Believe it or not, summer is underway and there’s a real buzz in the market garden. Not just from Jez and his team of strawberry pickers, but also the other great army that ensures the raspberries, tomatoes and beans arrive on our shelves through the seasons: the bees. Our bees are into the busiest time […]
June on the farm: Silage making at Daylesford
We are a little late this year with our silage making due the prolonged wet weather, but thankfully a window of recent sunshine was just what we needed to get the bulk of our organic clover lays cut and in the silage clamps. Silage making is one of the most important jobs we’ll do on […]
Two new courses for May at our Cookery School
Foraged, wild and totally delicious…. May has seen many new arrivals on the farm, not least in the Cookery School where we are hosting two new courses for this year.