CropSharers had fun on the farm again scything the tall rye crop and stacking bundles of it into stooks. (Love that word! Will try to use as much as possible in everyday life this week…) Check out how we did on our first scything session here.
Andrew at Wimpole Hall Farm
This time we had more scythes on hand, Wimpole Hall Farm kindly lent us two more. Thanks so much guys! Check them out on the web here and on Twitter @WimpoleEstateNT.
Scythes in action
Not so grim reapers
Arranging the stooks
Gathering up cut cereal
And after all that serious work, the important task of den building in the long rye straw!
Mam, look at me I built a house!
Just hangin out in the stooks
Hiding in the stooks
After a colourful lunch, CropSharers gathered up potatoes and weeded strawberries in the sun in the afternoon.
We always have our eyes peeled for humourously shaped vegetables, so…