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Floraposte

About Me: Living the good life on a 4 acre smallholding in Worcestershire. Trying to be self-sufficient in meat, veg, fruit, eggs and wood. passionate about healthy and sustainable food production.

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Nine little pigs

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It's that time of year again, we always get our new batch of piglets in May/early June as that seems to work really well for fattening over the summer and dispatch in early November when Read More ›

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Cold Comfort Soup

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With this persistent cold weather, lack of sunshine, rain, sleet and snow, spring still feels a long way off and it’s easy to fall prey to winter sniffles. Much as I enjoy being outdoors and Read More ›

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Sowing the seeds of freedom.......

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After many rainy days and chilly evenings sat by the wood burner poring over seed catalogues, I eventually managed to finalize my plans for the kitchen garden and my seeds arrived in the post Read More ›

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Organically tanned sheepskins

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We woke this morning to a beautiful frosty morning, the sky was clear, but the temperature bitterly cold- an appropriate day to post about sheepskin rugs! We keep a small flock of Jacob Read More ›

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A bit of culture

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No I haven’t been to the opera, or theatre (no such luck!) I’ve been dabbling in the world of fermentation-an age old method of preserving food. Nowadays we tend to think of preserving Read More ›

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