New year, new you. Eat organic!
If you’re looking for small changes you can make this year to help the planet, here’s one that’s good for you too; Choose to eat organic meat ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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?Read more
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 ...Read more
5 reasons you should be eating high-welfare organic beef from Downfield Farm
Farmed meat can be bought at alarmingly low prices. This is great for the bank account, but consider the old phrase, ‘buy cheap, buy twice’. Why is the meat so ...Read more
The end of our 2-year transition to an organic farm in Scotland
It is with great pride for us to announce the recent completion of our two-year transition period to an organic farm in Scotland. The demand for organic meat ...Read more
Have you herd about our venison eco farm?
Here at Stagison, we take environmental concerns very seriously. The changing climate is something we all need to commit to fixing. It’s something we can all ...Read more
Advantages of raising or hunting your own meat
We’re very busy in the butchery at the moment, with many customers asking us to butcher their pigs, lambs and cattle ready to go in their freezers ...Read more