Hazeldene Farm – small hold farming

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I recently visited a small holding which specialises in rare breeds, as part of my research into  the practicalities of integrating wildlife friendly practices in modern farming. Hazeldene Farm is situated in the picturesque valley of Asheridge Vale in the Chilterns AONB. The Chilterns are renowned for their grass chalk lands, chalk streams, ancient woodlands and  commons. … Continue reading

Landowners and Wildlife

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A few weeks ago, I spent a lovely couple of hours walking part of a 100 acre farm owned by Jef Bell and Linda Rogers. I was particularly interested in meeting with them as they have practised non intensive, chemical-free land management on the site for the last 19 years. As we walked around on … Continue reading