Cumbria Life interviewed me for a May 2010 article on Cumbria’s farm shops and I pointed out that farmers have always sold directly to customers in one way or another. When he saw the piece my Grandad phoned and told me about how he, aged 11, drove his mother in the horse and trap to…

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Today is turning out to be a day of visitors, large and small. Reception class from Grasmere School came to see the cows and hens and to plant seeds at Growing Well as part of the Food for Life curriculum. Richard showed round visitors from Pimhill Organic Farm in Shropshire. They grow and mill cereals…

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