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To Bee or not to Bee

Dave and Sarah moving new bees into their home on the farm Very exciting news- we have some new bees! Unfortunately the last hive died out in the horrible extended winter we had. As they were quite a late swarm we reckon they didn’t build up enough strength to last through the unusually cold spring weather, despite Farmer Paul’s best efforts to feed them. Poor bees! Anyway, here we are with a new swarm, picked up...
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Our version of events…happy shiny CropSharers!

First, let me start off with some quotes from the mind of Farmer Paul (@waterlanderman on twitter) that he posted to his blog … “The morning wasn’t too bad, first thing…..Then the sun disappeared completely . The wind got up . I handed out my spare coats to all and sundry to keep their rapidly cooling bodies warm . I then handed out new potato sacks , then old potato sacks and finally some were...
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Information evening summary

If you couldn’t make it to our information evening at the Transition Cafe last night, this presentation gives you all the details of CropShare 2013. We heard from Farmer Paul who inspired us with his vision of communities reconnecting with the land. Experienced CropSharers shared their experiences with newcomers, and we answered lots of questions, drank tea and had fun. Was great to meet so many new faces, thanks for coming along and chatting to...
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