Eggs, glorious eggs!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] Did you know that some supermarket eggs can be up to three weeks old before they go on the shelves and you should never refrigerate them? Eggs come in their own perfect packaging to keep the contents in tip top condition and each one dispenses a perfect portion size. I like… Continue reading Eggs, glorious eggs!

Willow Harvest

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] Ffynnon Beuno sits right at the foot of a valley with steep sides and Beuno’s little babbling brook dissects the land. The flow varies depending on how much water is draining down from the mountains above us and the land either side but the brook is never dry even in the… Continue reading Willow Harvest

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Sugar, ah Honey Honey!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] Before becoming a bee keeper, like most people I took honey for granted. An underwhelming sticky goo in squeezy bottles from the supermarket, I had tried it once and then carried on with granulated sugar. When I first started my training as a beekeeper, I met other established and passionate beekeepers… Continue reading Sugar, ah Honey Honey!

Win a 2 Night Stay in a Luxury Shepherd’s Hut by Entering Our Competition!

Spring is in the air already, and we’re starting 2019 off with a bang by offering you the chance to win a completely free 2-night break for 2 people at our beautiful off-grid shepherd’s huts in North Wales, to take at any point in 2019. That’s right – we’re giving away a completely and utterly… Continue reading Win a 2 Night Stay in a Luxury Shepherd’s Hut by Entering Our Competition!

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A scene from Ffynnon Beuno’s kitchen in 1856

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] An Excerpt from HM Stanley’s 1909 Autobiography Chapter 2 – Adrift This chapter covers HM Stanley leaving the work house and living with his Aunt Mary at Ffynnon Beuno when it was a shop and a tavern. “Our tavern – kitchen on a Saturday night was a good school for the… Continue reading A scene from Ffynnon Beuno’s kitchen in 1856

Bats about Ffynnon Beuno!!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] One of the many benefits of managing the land without chemicals is the huge abundance of biodiversity this encourages. In the warmer months, the fields are alive with the gentle hum and buzz of millions of insects going about their business and even in the colder months, a warm afternoon can… Continue reading Bats about Ffynnon Beuno!!

Dairy Sheep

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] I have always enjoyed a cheeky Spanish tapas and along with chorizo, Manchego cheese is a favourite dish. What you may not know is that Manchego is one of a number of tasty cheeses that is made from ewe’s milk – along with Feta (Greece, Italy, and France), Ricotta and Pecorino… Continue reading Dairy Sheep

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.17.6″][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] The web cam caught these badgers tidying their sett, raking up their bedding and doing general house work!.  Keep watching… at about 40 seconds one cheeky badger pokes their head from the small passage up above the main tunnel!! 🙂    [/et_pb_text][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.17.6″ src=”” /][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_video _builder_version=”3.17.6″ src=”″ /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]