Here we are hitting September and so many things to be done on the farm in readiness for winter.
Our list of jobs to do:
And many more…
Potatoes are on the menu with 40% off.
With the weather being so wet the crop has not grown as well as usual, however they do not lack flavour. Tasty with home-cured Graig Farm bacon and some beetroot relish.
Cooking and Keeping Warm
The firewood has to be gathered to heat the farm house during the winter months. The old saying is: fire wood heats you up three times;
The Rayburn is the means of converting the wood into hot water. Every kg of dry timber will convert to 4-5 kw of heat. Coal is 1 kg to 6kw and 1 kg of oil = 10 kw.
And of course the main reason to have timber to heat the Rayburn is to cook all that delicious food we produce in the oven.
Well best get going, lots to do!