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The best cuts of beef

The best cuts of beef

What are the best cuts of beef to use for different recipes? Take a look at our brief guide on which cuts of beef are best for what meal . . .
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How to reduce food waste (Part one)

Take a look at part one of our top tips on how to reduce food waste and save some money.
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Guide to reducing food waste . . . and saving money on your food shopping (Part two)

How can you save money on your food shopping? Have a look at our top tips.
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The perfect summer BBQ

The summer BBQ season is fast approaching. So today on the blog, we’re sharing some tips and tricks, to help your BBQ go without a hitch...
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Have you visited our butcher's shop in Fife?

Did you know that we have a butcher's shop where you can discover our full range of venison products, as well as much more?
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What does COP26 mean for the farming industry?

Last month, the Scottish city of Glasgow hosted the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The two-week long summit brought ...
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The harmful effects of chemical fertilisers and pesticides

Downfield Farm is an organic farm, committed to sustainable and ethical farming practises. Therefore, we never use chemical fertilisers or pesticides on ...
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Organic animal husbandry at Downfield Farm

Animal husbandry (the science of breeding, raising and caring for livestock) is an integral part of what we do here at Downfield Farm. And as an organic ...
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Steps to becoming an organic farm in Scotland

This year, we officially became an organic farm, after completing a 2-year transition period. This was an exciting moment for us, as we want to be the most ethical ...
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Why commercial organic farming in Scotland is best

Commercial organic farming in Scotland has come a long way in recent years. It is now not only a viable business model, but popular with consumers too. So what ...
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The benefits of organic farming on fish and rivers

There are many benefits to organic farming which might not be immediately obvious. For example, did you know that organic farming helps fish?
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Organic farming, global warming and feeding the world

The rise of organic farming from a niche into a popular and attractive alternative to intensive farming is one that we have watched with happiness. Recent ...
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