Where to buy all things micro-dairy, including details of the UK's best food safety consultant to help you produce safe raw drinking milk.
For raw drinking milk producers: guide to shelf-life testing your raw milk.
There is no getting around it, scrupulous hygiene in the milking parlour and bottling room is essential to clean, safe raw drinking milk.
Our consistently excellent milk test results verify that our fastidious attention to detail and cleanliness of our cows is producing safe, uncontaminated raw milk for you to drink.
Read our Standard Operating Procedures to see how we do it.
For raw drinking milk producers: a guide to the microbiological testing requirements to sell raw milk.
Why what we feed animals matters for them, the planet and us.
All photos from our farm.
Want to learn more about what we do? Find out about regenerative agriculture, keeping a house cow, running a micro-dairy or what's magic about mob-grazing. Visit us at Smiling Tree Farm.
Three-part series written for the Country Smallholding magazing in 2019. This third and last part covers how to keep your livestock healthy naturally through good grazing practice and access to diverse pastures and browsing for self-medication.
Three-part series written for the Country Smallholder magazine in 2019. This second part covers how to calculate grazing requirements for your livestock and how to make a grazing plan.
Three-part series written for the Country Smallholding magazine in 2019. This first part looks at the soil food web, how it functions & how grazing impacts soil health.
Are you interested in finding out more about what we do at Smiling Tree Farm? How we turn sunlight into delicious, nutritious, planet hugging, wildlife loving, regenerative, high welfare, organic meat and milk from contented, certified 100% grass-fed animals? Are you willing to roll up your sleeves to help out with some of the annual maintenance work? If so, then we have a volunteering opportunity here at Smiling Tree Farm that may interest you.