Getting the most for your money

“Philip Eaton has supplied the family with farming products for as long as I can remember,” says Paul Thomas, owner of Mortimer Lodge Farm, a family-run farm in Berkshire. “Eight years ago we moved to a farm three miles from Philip, and he’s helping us to modernise...

As little or as much as you want

“We’re a family farm,” opens Clayton Belcher, who owns farms in Berkshire and Oxfordshire under the banner of Belcher Farms. “We’ve been farming for 40 years. My father started it, and we’ve built the business up over the years.” As Belcher explains, his successful...

Creating business from disused buildings

Kevin Futter works at PC Bath, a large arable farm in Bedfordshire. “We used to have quite a large pig unit,” he recalls, “but we closed that about five years ago, mainly for financial reasons. After a while we decided to do something with the derelict buildings, so...

Laying the foundations for success

Newlyns Farm has been in Rob Janaway’s family for four generations. Set on 500 acres of land in the Hampshire countryside, Newlyns produces pork, lamb, beef and poultry. With two award-winning farm shops, a cafe and even a range of cookery classes, Newlyns is a...