Tag : Self-sufficiency

Foraging for wild foods

While the focus of our smallholding was on producing our own food, we did not ignore what nature offered us freely. The art of foraging is one that seems to have been forgotten for some time but is apparently now enjoying a resurgence of interest.

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Foraging for wild foods- blog

Keeping sheep

If anyone wants to start keeping animals I advise them to try Jacob sheep.

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Keeping sheep- blog

An Inspector Calls

As our smallholding operation became more serious, we began to think about whether we needed to let the authorities know what we were doing and whether we might be able to get any help. So I contacted the local office of the Ministry of Agriculture.

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An Inspector Calls- blog