Overbury Blog

‘Sitting comfortably? Our Head Keeper explains how conservation is a three-legged stool’

‘Sitting comfortably? Our Head Keeper explains how conservation is a three-legged stool’

  • 25 May 2021
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

Conservation can take many forms, some far more palatable than others.  The Gamekeepers of old would use the analogy of the ‘3-legged stool’ of conservation:  habitat, food, and predator control.  Just like a 3-legged stool, without one of these legs in place, the whole thing collapses. Here is a photo showing the...


The 2020 Round-up

The 2020 Round-up

  • 23 Dec 2020
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

Well, what a year 2020 has been! It seems the main thing to take from this very challenging year at Overbury is that being part of a community really helps us through the tough times. We could write a tale of woe here about the difficulties every Enterprise has had, but as the New Year is about to dawn, we should look at the positives and...


Buy our local grass-fed lamb, grazed on Bredon Hill

Buy our local grass-fed lamb, grazed on Bredon Hill

  • 15 Dec 2020
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

 

 


An introduction to Sam Morris, our Farms student

An introduction to Sam Morris, our Farms student

  • 4 Dec 2020
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

Meet Sam, our sandwich student from Hartpury College.


Don't Farm Naked!

Don't Farm Naked!

  • 12 Aug 2020
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

Overbury follows the principles of Regenerative Agriculture to improve soil condition and biodiversity. 


National Insect Week 2020

National Insect Week 2020

  • 26 Jun 2020
  • Overbury Estate

Overbury celebrates insects big and small during National Insects Week.


Overbury continues to adjust following the relaxing of the COVID-19 lockdown

Overbury continues to adjust following the relaxing of the COVID-19 lockdown

  • 12 Jun 2020
  • Overbury Estate

Read on to find out more about how the different departments here at Overbury are adapting to COVID-19 and the easing of the lockdown. 


Welcome Mark to our farm team!

Welcome Mark to our farm team!

  • 30 May 2020
  • Overbury Farms

We are delighted to welcome Mark to our farm team. Mark has close links with Overbury and is enjoying getting stuck in, like all of us he has his fingers crossed for some rain!


Spring Time on the farm at Overbury

Spring Time on the farm at Overbury

  • 22 May 2020
  • Overbury Farms

Our Farm Manager Jake Freestone gives us an update on what is happening on the farm.  Barley, wheat, sheep and the weather.


Q & A with Neil Towend

Q & A with Neil Towend

  • 1 May 2020
  • Clubs and Activities, Fundraising, Local Events, Out and About, Overbury Estate

This week we have been in touch with one of our long standing tenants Neil Townend. Faced with lock down Neil has adapted his business not only to enable it to continue, but to bring together an online community in these difficult times…. All whilst raising money for charity!