Liz farms in partnership with her son Oliver in Ceredigion. She is a first-generation farmer and self-starter who, over 30 years, has developed a highly successful and sustainable mixed farm business supplying eggs, poultry, fruit and veg, grain, lamb and beef.
Certified biodynamic by Demeter their farm is split over two sites; Nantclyd, 30 acres near Aberystwyth where chickens are kept and Ffrwdwenith Isaf, 55 acres near Aberporth where grain and legumes are grown for poultry feed, fruit and veg is produced for the local market, and cattle and sheep are reared.
An aerobic composting system is at the heart of the farm allowing us to recycle everything and increase soil microbial life and build humus across the 2 farms.
Come and hear from some early practitioners in the pastured poultry world, trialing and adapting novel methods to suit their farming system and a hostile regulatory environment. We’ll hear about poultry following stock in rotations, at the margins of farming operations in a more permacultural set up, as well as integration with market gardening operations. […]