Borage & Mint Dip

A lovely, simple to make refreshing dip using the old fashioned medicinal herb Borage. Borage and Mint Dip This dip is similar to a cucumber and mint raita, serve as a refreshing dip for crudités or alongside poppadoms and chutneys. 1/2 pint yogurt1/2 cup young borage leaves (finely chopped )1 clove garlic (crushed)1 tsp fresh …

Here’s why I’m so at odds with most of my ‘green’ friends

Here’s why I’m so at odds with most of my ‘green’ friends Patrick Noble has been farming organically since 1978 and farms the oldest organic farm in North Wales. It is a beautiful mixed farm with beef, sheep, cereals, veg and fruit and fertility building herbal leys,, treating the farm as a whole and balanced …

Meet dairy farmer, Pat Aherne – an unconventional convert

Meet dairy farmer, Pat Aherne - an unconventional convert Irish conventional dairy farmer, Pat Aherne, (pictured left) has transformed his herd health and fertility whilst reducing antibiotic use through a wholistic approach learned over the last 10 years.  He is passionate about a natural health approach to his herd of 100 dairy cows and now …