Category: farming

  • The Future of Food in the Lincolnshire Fens

    The Future of Food in the Lincolnshire Fens

    In this workshop, we will explore collectively the current and foreseeable challenges to producing, processing, and transporting food in the Fens. We will build on the experience of local farmers, processors, retailers, IDBs, local authorities, the Environment Agency, and others who live and work in the Fens. Through discussions, punctuated by snippets of information on…

  • Baking with Diverse Grain

    Baking with Diverse Grain

    Baking using flour from diverse population wheat, from Turner’s of Bytham and South Ormsby Estate in Lincolnshire Photos from Lincolnshire Breadbasket event at Heckington Windmill on 3rd May, and sent by the bakers in the following weeks

  • A Lincolnshire Breadbasket

    A Lincolnshire Breadbasket

    I was recently in a meeting about agri food, when an academic said to me – Laura, remember that farmers don’t really have that much to do with food. At first I was taken aback, but there is a sense in which selling a crop into a global commodity market does create a fairly stunning…

  • Farming with Nature

    Farming with Nature

    This is a picture of a cow pat. Specifically, it is a Lincoln Red cow’s dung pat – one of the surprising things that I was giving my attention to during a recent walk in the fields with Isobel Wright, who looks after Wilder Doddington. Wilder Doddington If you have been to Doddington Hall, you…

Blog at