Countryside musings…

The blog of the Small Farm Training Group

Our blog is still very much in its infancy, so there’s not masses to read here as yet. But we’d love to hear from you if you’ve got a countryside, agriculture or small-holding related story that you’d like to tell. Just email gto@sftg.org.uk and let’s get you published!

By Dave Goodwin We’ve all seen them, and many of us will have kept them, but I expect very few of us have stopped to wonder where these little walking triangles came from (and I don’t mean the supermarket). They have become a globally important source of high quality cheap ...
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Ahhh bread.... What can beat the smell of freshly baked bread in the morning, or the taste of a slice of hot buttered toast?  Wheat flour is such a major part of our diet, but how much do you know about how it's produced? The Small Farm Training Group chairman, ...
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We can't do courses for you right now... But the good news is that when we're back to fulfilling our brief as the Small Farm TRAINING Group, we'll know what courses you want. You'll no doubt remember that way back in February / March, when the world was a simpler ...
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Thank you for your feedback. Over the past few months, we've asked you to fill in a couple of surveys - one about the website, and one about the courses we've offered.

You've all come up trumps. Well, not all of you, but many of you - dozens ...
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Introduction As I write this post, we're 2 days into a government-imposed lockdown, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 strain of the Corona virus. All but essential travel is proscribed, and supermarket shelves are empty. Clearly, those of you reading this within a few months of my writing will ...
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