Claire and her husband Sam run Gowbarrow Hall Farm on the south facing shores of Ullswater in the Lake District. They are passionate about maintaining the natural beauty of the landscape and enriching the wildlife that falls within it, caring for the environment and are conscious of how farming fits within the wider global issues that our planet is facing. Claire and Sam run a Pasture for Life certified beef herd, as well as pastured pigs. Claire has recently started producing leather goods made from the hides of their cattle, creating a more circular system on the farm.
Six Pasture for Life member farms have come together in an Innovative Farmers Field Lab to undertake a four year study to explore the impacts of bale grazing on soil and forage. In this session we will hear from three of the field lab farmers who have been implementing bale grazing as an outwintering strategy […]