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NEWS FEED: Farming

Southdown Sheep Society’s 125th Anniversary

August 2nd, 2016

In the ever-changing farming landscape of the South Downs there is one thing that has remained constant across more than two centuries; the presence of the unique Southdown sheep. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Southdown Sheep Society. Southdown sheep have long been favoured for their ability to produce high quality, marbled sweet […]

Mysterious prehistoric farmers and missing Roman road revealed

July 12th, 2016

Decades of speculation on the route of a Roman road in southern England have ended but the research which confirmed its location has revealed the extent of prehistoric farming on the South Downs before the Romans arrived. The discoveries were made after airborne laser scanning (LiDAR) technology was used to map part of the South […]

South Downs National Park urges dog owners to be aware and Take the Lead

March 9th, 2016

“We have been shocked to hear about the attack on a flock of sheep at West Dean,” says Phil Belden, Director of Operations at the South Downs National Park Authority. “We know how devastating these events are for farmers – not just financially but also in having to deal with the aftermath. Our ranger teams […]

On the sixth day of Christmas…

December 18th, 2015

On the sixth day of the South Downs Christmas, we visited to find some great local locally produced geese – and chocolate, and wine, and beer, and cheese and ice-cream… We discovered that Durleighmarsh Farm shop is stocking Hyden Farm Originals geese, born and bred in Hambledon. Hyden Farm is a small family run […]

Tuck in to British Food Fortnight in the South Downs

September 18th, 2015

Discover the flavour of the South Downs with competitions and special offers to mark British Food Fortnight from 19 September to 4 October. Tying in with the harvest festival, British Food Fortnight is the biggest annual, national celebration of our country’s food and drink. It’s a chance for farmers, producers and sellers to shout about the […]

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