Working at West Town Farm has been like a dream come true, with my first few weeks feeling like a walking holiday in the beautiful countryside of Devon. I arrived to the stove lit, a bowl of delicious beef stew and have felt at home ever since. The holiday soon ended with extensive work being carried out as part of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme. The Countryside Stewardship Scheme that the farm is part of aims to improve the environment and biodiversity on British farms.
Regenerative farming is what we practice here at West Town Farm. Being organic is part of that process; but also as part of and a member of the Pasture for Life Association we have been moving to a more sustainable way of farming, implementing practices that are better for the land and the planet. By using techniques such as mob grazing and by being part of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme, we are helping to protect the soil, sequester more carbon and increase the amount of