hop bine burning

The hop growers year

In the hop gardens this month, an ending to this years hop season and a new beginning both at the same time

In the hop gardens bine cutting has been started in order to take advantage of the gorgeous autumn so far and a few hops setts have been planted while the soil is still nice and dry.

hop bine burning

Brilliant ‘Topsy Turvy’ Business Ethics

The first picking of the ‘Cherokee Trail of Tears’ beans .

Cherokee Trail of Tears Bean from the Real Seed Company

The seed is from the Real seed Company. I admire their business ethos, as well as a seed company advising you why and how to save your own seed! To have a look at the story behind these seeds check out their website.