Farfield Farm Blog

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Team work and perseverance gets there in the end!

May 6, 2019 at 4:31 pm

Ms Howells often reports how well and how hard the children have worked on the farm. These photos show three boys from Y5 working so hard to harvest whopping parsnips earlier this year. They got there in the end!

Year 3: these are whopping tap roots that hold the plant in the ground really firmly. Like carrots, we can eat these tap roots.

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Famous pigs growing well but causing a furore!

May 6, 2019 at 4:16 pm

Our pigs seem to be growing happily, blissfully unaware of the controversy around them.

Sadly, our pigs project has upset some people and has been the focus of a huge amount of media interest recently: in this country and around the world! As a German journalist stated today: “the pigs on Farfield Farm are omnipresent in the german media as well.”  We have declined all requests to appear on shows such as Jeremy Vine, Loose Women, Good Morning, BBC Breakfast and This Morning as we would prefer this story to go away.

We only co-operated with one journalist and a detailed article appeared in The Times on Saturday: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/school-farm-furore-teaches-pupils-a-valuable-lesson-in-the-power-of-porkies-6qmc5zbzw

 

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