The Market Gardener

The Market Gardener

Recently, we had the good fortune to sit through a day-long PowerPoint workshop in Victoria. I know, ‘good fortune’ and ‘day-long’ shouldn’t be affiliated in the same sentence, especially when PowerPoint is involved! In this case, it was, as they say, all good. Sunday’s session was the last stop on the Young Agrarians Rock Star

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North Country Cheviots

North Country Cheviots

Raven Hill Meadows is a small farm specialising in breeding North Country Cheviot sheep. Our focus on maternal traits, performance and ability to do well on pasture is providing us with a flock of ewes that are hardy, efficient and thrifty mothers. We’re proud of our animals and look forward to sharing them with the

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Cost of Cancer

Cost of Cancer

By The Extreme Sport Challenges (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons The U.S. National Cancer Institute investigates the causes, prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer by supporting research and clinical trials in its own offices, in labs and medical centres across the United States and throughout the world. In 2013, its budget was $4.8

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The Dangers of Research

The Dangers of Research

Please excuse the long-winded post but once I got going I couldn’t quit! In preparation for spring, I have been doing a ton of reading to catch up on the how-tos and where-fores of looking after animals, plants and the land. Much of it amounts to a review of things I had long forgotten, but

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