Updates

  • Aiding conservation through regenerative agriculture

    By now we are all used to hearing about the causes and effects of climate change and human impact rapidly enhancing the greenhouse effect. Among the many knock-on effects are an increase in extreme and unpredictable weather events and a…

  • Volunteer Profile: Sue Walker

    The lovely volunteer stories continue on, this time with Sue Walker! This story first featured in the Winter 2022 edition of the Grazer. We sat down with the wonderful Sue (who volunteers for half a day a week in the…

  • The State of the World’s Urban Ecosystems

    When the word ‘ecosystem’ pops up, it probably conjures the image of a forest, or a beach, or a marshland, but the urban environments in which the majority of us humans live can also be considered as such. This, of…

  • Volunteer Profile: Elaine and Anthony Lewis

    The next instalment in our volunteer stories series, is from Elaine and Anthony. This story was originally featured in the Summer 2021 edition of the Grazer! Back in August 2018 we visited the farm for the very first time; it was just two…

  • Silvopasture – Learning from Others

    Ben and I have been investigating the world of Silvopasture. That being the practice of integrating trees into the landscape in a mutually beneficial way; supporting explicitly both wildlife and the livestock. Tree planting at Fordhall is not a new…

  • Volunteer Profile: Chris

    The next chapter in our volunteer stories series is Chris’ story! This was originally published in the Winter 2021 edition of the Grazer. We love talking to our wonderful volunteers to find out what their story is, what initially drew them…

  • Little Acts of Conservation in the Cold Months

    It’s easy to think that, as the year reaches its last quarter, nature starts to wind down, too. The leaves abandon the trees, migratory birds seek out warmer climates and little mammals get ready to hibernate. And while this may…

  • Volunteer Profile: Georgina Mason

    Georgina’s volunteer story is next in our series, as published in the Winter 2011 edition of the Grazer! Times whizzes by on a Tuesday as the motley crew of volunteers turn their hands to all sorts of jobs around the…

  • Nutrition for Immune Support in Winter

    Hi, I am Kate. Not only am I the Membership Support Officer at Fordhall Community Land Initiative, looking after all our lovely members, but I am also a Registered Nutritional Therapist. I love working at Fordhall because their ethos absolutely…

  • Volunteer Profile: Janet

    Next in our volunteer stories series is Janet! Featured in the Winter 2018 edition of the Grazer: Since the community garden project began in 2010, I have had the privilege of working alongside Janet who first came to Fordhall when…