May has been a joy here at Denmark Farm with warmth, rain showers and green abundance exploding from the earth and hedgerows. The spring bulbs have been stunning throughout the month, particularly the bluebells and wild garlic. The oval shaped and strongly flavoured leaves of wild garlic (Alium ursinum) are one of the first wild foods … Continue reading Foraged food: Wild Garlic Pesto
The Eco Campsite at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, west Wales is now open for business again. The first intrepid campers arrived this weekend with some lovely Easter sunshine. We’ve been very busy, getting ready, over the last few weeks; leveling the site after a soggy winter with the highland cattle, spreading out the copious mole … Continue reading Carry on Camping at west Wales Eco Campsite
Are you feeling crafty? If you are, our new project All things are connected just might appeal to you. Over the next few months we’re aiming to get creative and produce several community “works of craft” to raffle off in the autumn and raise funds to support our conservation work here at Denmark Farm. We … Continue reading All things are connected: our new community craft project
Nettle soup: Delicious and nutritious. Nettles are a much undervalued resource growing abundantly on our doorsteps. Great for wildlife and biodiversity too.
Last weekend, Denmark Farm hosted an owl pellet analysis workshop with the Ceredigion Mammal Group, which turned out to be a fascinating excursion into a world of small bones and detective work. Owl pellet analysis workshop at Denmark Farm with Ceredigion Mammal Group Many bird species produce pellets including owls, raptors, gulls and even sparrows. … Continue reading ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ comes to Denmark Farm!