Filming German Green Shoots
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 […]
Communication Skills Training Courses for Agriculturalists
The list of reasons for farmers and others in agriculture to brush up their communication skills is a long one. I’m not the only one with a big list. Two great East Anglian farmers, Felix Cobbold and John Forrest, must have had long lists of what they thought farmers and scientists could be better at […]
Resourceful farming on the Equator in Kenya
Farm Manager David Jones is on the Green Shoots AgriTour in Kenya and shares his impressions .
“The businesses in Kenya – KHE (Kenyan Horticultural Exports) at Ontilili and Finlays at Ibis Farm – that grow crops that supply UK supermarkets really impressed me with their attention to detail. They are producing crops to a high standard to meet […]
A Farmer Reflects on Growing Up in a Farming Community in Kenya
Farmer Andrew Brown is on the Green Shoots AgriTour in Kenya and shares his impressions of life growing up as a child in a farming community in Kenya.
“As I see it children in Kenya growing up in a farming community in Kenya have a different life to those in the UK. As we drive from […]
UK farmers on study tour to see best of agriculture in Kenya
Catching Up with Kenya – a fascinating farm study tour
Why go on an agriculture study tour in Kenya? In the UK we’re often quick to criticise imported food such as green beans from Kenya, and the African farmers and systems that grow it. But in a decade of rapid expansion, growing into a multi-million pound […]