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. 


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.


Covid - 19 Update 29/04/20

Covid - 19 Update 29/04/20

  • 29 Apr 2020
  • Business Hints and Tips, Clubs and Activities, Education, Gardening, Out and About, Overbury Businesses, Overbury Church of England First School and Grasshoppers Nursery, Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms, Property Showcases

How Overbury Enterprises is supporting the Community.


International World Curlew Day

International World Curlew Day

  • 21 Apr 2020
  • Overbury Estate, Overbury Farms

On International Curlew Day we want to share awareness of this beautiful bird as well as ground nesting birds on farms such as Overbury's.


EARLY BIRD COUNTS THE WORMS

EARLY BIRD COUNTS THE WORMS

  • 5 Mar 2019
  • Overbury Farms

During the week starting on the 4th March the BBC Radio 4 program ‘Farming Today’ is covering soil. It’s a fascinating topic and one we are very proud to have at the heart of our farming strategy at Overbury.