Managing a Farm through as many natural processes as possible. Living Adventurously 41

Leigh and Neil Heseltine run a traditional hill farm in Malham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They place an emphasis on leaving room for nature and Regenerative Agriculture.

Leigh and Neil Heseltine run a traditional hill farm in Malham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They breed pedigree Belted Galloway cattle and Swaledale sheep in 1100 acres of limestone scenery, grazing animals free to roam the wilds. They place an emphasis on leaving room for nature and Regenerative Agriculture.

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  • There's an intrigue and fascination with hill farming
  • When something becomes your daily life you forget that it is interesting
  • 4th generation farmer
  • Biggest change in Neil's farming life is the mechanisation of the job
  • Managing the farm through as many natural processes as possible
  • Growing up in a small village is a very family-based, traditional community
  • A lot of people in farming struggle to get the work-life balance right
  • In amongst the busy-ness it is hard to squeeze in any time for yourself, especially being a mother and working

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