Tonight's episode of The Great British Food Revival was a treat for Native and Rare Breed cattle lovers, especially as Longhorn Cattle from both Wimpole Home Farm and Bob Williams were featured. John Torode cooked a beautiful Longhorn rib roast that looked mouthwatering.
The episode will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer after the repeat on Saturday 5 November.
Artist Camilla Jackson is holding her new exhibition 'UNTETHERED' at The Gallery, Cork St, London W1 from 24 - 29 October.
Click here to see the press release and one of Camilla's Longhorn portraits. Camilla is always happy to take on commissions.
Click here for The Gallery website which features more of Camilla's work.
Longhorn Cattle Society members Mark O'Brien and Liz Vice will feature on BBC1's Countryfile programme, to be broadcast on Sunday 11 September at 7.30pm. Mark is shown on the farm with the Longhorns and also at Monmouthshire Show where he receives the Wye Valley AONB Farming Award 2011.
Click here for Mark & Liz's website (under construction - will be up and running by the weekend!)
The Fishwick herd is having a major reduction sale.
The Traditional Beef Scheme, launched recently by Morrisons Supermarket in conjunction with Woodhead Bros and the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society is paying a premium for purebred native or native sired finished cattle. Longhorns are being actively sought for the scheme.
For more information download the documents here, or contact Mark Holmes on 07973 115103. Mark can help advise you on all aspects of the scheme and should be your first point of contact.
Longhorn beef has won the coveted Special Diamond Award for Taste at the HEFF (Heart of England Fine Foods) Diamond Awards ceremony. Many congratulations to Martin Gilder of Martins Meats, Toddington, Glos.
The Schedule and entry forms for the Society's National Show & Sale at Stoneleigh Park on 12 and 13 August are now available to download from the 'Forms & Rules' section of the website. Closing date for entries is 15 July.
The Society's range of merchandise is available to order. Leaflet and order forms are in the 'Forms and Rules' section of the website.
The Lincolnshire Agricultural Society is supporting Native British Breeds and encouraging exhibitors to continue to show the best of British at this year's Lincolnshire Show.
This year the Lincolnshire Show will be offering a Champion and Reserve Champion Rosette and Prize Card in the Interbreed Beef Championship classes for the highest and second highest scoring Native Breeds. These awards will be in both the Supreme Beef and the Junior Supreme Beef Championships.
The closing date for Livestock entries is 27th April 2011. Schedules and entries are available online at www.lincolnshireshowground.co.uk/livestock.
Further information is available from Aimee Chamberlain on 01522 585511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday April 16th 2011 following the highly successful inaugural fair held in 2010, 20 members of the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) are to hold a bookfair in the Case Building at Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ offering books relating to agriculture, gardening, country matters, ecology and natural history, added to which as cookery is related to food they will be joined by a specialist in Cookery books.
Members of the RASE will be admitted free on production of a current membership card otherwise there will be a small charge of £1.00. Further details from the fair manager Richard Hodgson 07950 647377 or email:- email@example.com
Ricochet, the television production company, is looking for a farming family. The idea is to show life beyond the headlines and show what life is really like right now for the families who depend on farming and its connected industries.