We’re on air. Our latest BBC World Service radio documentary is Follow that Tractor. Listen to an extraordinary tale of people, places and machinery that we loved putting together so you can marvel at these secondhand farm machines and all that they mean.
The tractor supermarket
In a flat piece of English Fenland, a site the size of 40 […]
A good chair makes a world of difference. By ‘chair’ we don’t mean the furniture you sit on. We mean the personality that is cleverly and concisely at the helm to steer proceedings. It was Susie Emmett’s pleasure to be invited to be chair again at the FARMA Conference 2016, the annual gathering of the […]
Film making can sometimes be about capturing that moment. But for some of our productions, the film is about the months in a business. It was great on a fine March morning to get out and about (with ground cameras) and up and away (with our drone) on the first shoot of the season for our […]
Read our latest news for broadcast times for Follow that Tractor.
We’ve heard some very good news. BBC World Service have said “Yes please” to our idea of a radio documentary for broadcast this summer around the world. Why? Because we have a story with great pulling power.
In our programme Follow That Tractor we will be […]
It’s a remarkable thing that we often have to see in order to really hear. Engaging the visual sense can strengthen our capacity to hear a story – and remember and act on it. And it’s why Green Shoots are busier than ever producing films.
In East Africa, the innovative biopesticide and biocontrol company Real […]
Sometimes an anniversary simply sneaks up on you. We were surprised and delighted when the congratulations came in from LinkedIn to Green Shoots for five successful years in business. Five years: time to reflect.
Time for a count up
A thousand days our office has been open: sounds and feels impressive. So we decided to count up some […]
One of the best things about being commissioned to make films is meeting great people with fascinating businesses in interesting places. We were delighted to hot foot it to the fields of a leading farming family in southern Germany for the height of their asparagus harvest. Yes, Green Shoots were asked to shoot green shoots!
Germans prefer their asparagus white. We […]
Film is fantastic for informing and inspiring – and certainly for entertaining. But without the right techniques all your creativity – and your viewer’s time – will be wasted.
This year we’re finding the Green Shoots Movie Making Masterclasses are a big hit. We love giving film making training and helping film makers not just to make […]
Farm Manager David Jones of Morley Farms, Norfolk, shares his experience of a Green Shoots AgriTour
Is it time to put things into perspective?
It’s all too easy to be comfortable in your own life and work. That’s why it’s fascinating to really see what’s happening elsewhere in other peoples’ businesses, cultures and perspectives. In November 2014 I jetted off […]
We are inviting UK farmers to take the time to add a little sparkle to the way you talk about farming. We are holding a 2 hour session at the Felix Cobbol Centre, Stanway Farm, in Otley, Suffolk on the 19th February 2015.
With backing from The Morley Agricultural Foundation (TMAF) and EDGE Apprenticeships, Farming is Magic is continuing […]