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Chickens help Europe’s poorest families out of poverty


This spring, UK charity Mission Without Borders (MWB) is celebrating the power of chickens to give Eastern Europe’s poorest families a fresh start. The charity says its innovative approach to tackling poverty has helped thousands of families ...

The Main Event – Hertfordshire County Show 2013

Hertfordshire County Show

March already and preparations for the Hertfordshire’s showcase agricultural event are well underway. The 125th Hertfordshire County Show is set to attract 38,000 visitors to the Hertfordshire Showground, Redbourn over the Bank Holiday weekend ...

Win tickets to award-winning ‘Grow Your Own’ show

The Edible Garden Show

We’ve teamed up with award-winning The Edible Garden Show to offer five pairs of tickets to next month’s three day ‘grow-your-own’ spectacular. Bursting with innovative products, home produce, food and livestock, the show, which takes place ...

Farm Terrace Allotments – Update

Farm Terrace Allotment Campaign Watford

Farm Terrace Allotments in Watford have been around since 1896 when demand for suitable land grew with the increasing working-class population. Ever since, they have been an important community focal point and green oasis in a highly urbanised area ...

Half term fun, farms and frolics

Petting Zoo Donkey

With half-term upon us again Pocket Farm offers up its own list of fun, farming related, activities to keep the kids amused for the week ahead. As it can be an expensive business entertaining seemingly indefatigable children, especially if you have a ...

Diary Date: The Edible Garden Show

Kids Fun at the Edible Garden Show

It’s the grow-your-own event that’s second only to the unfolding springtime itself – mark off the date on your calendar as The Edible Garden Show returns for a third year at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 15-17 March 2013. In addition to the many big name ...

On the right course: Educational opportunities in Herts 2013

Feeding a piglet

Whether you are starting a new career, developing an existing one or want to take a hobby to the next level, Hertfordshire offers a wealth of opportunities to study agricultural, animal care and country pursuit subjects right here on your doorstep. ...

Holistic gardening: Mind, body and soil

Mother and child gardening

Now that the excesses of the festive period are behind us you might be interested to know that a spot of gardening can do more than keep your plot looking tidy it can help keep you in good shape too. Not only that but, because it can be relaxing, rewarding and ...

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