John Seymour

Sally Seymour

Anne Seymour

David Sears



Latest news

21.03.2017 - A new edition of The Fat of the Land

Little Toller Books have taken on the new edition of John's bestselling The Fat of the Land. It is available now through our shop. It has a new foreword by Anne and a wonderful introduction by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall. It also includes family photographs and some additional illustrations. A must have...The sequel, I'm a Stranger Here Myself, is also available from our shop.

18.10.2016 - Sally and Satish

Just come across this photo from last year. Good times with Sally and our old friend Satish Kumar.

10.10.2016 - Wwoof is 45 years old - Happy Birthday

We have just returned from a trip to Cumbria to attend the Wwoof AGM. For those who don't know what Wwoof (World Wide opportunities on organic farms) is, it is a charitable organisation that puts volunteers in touch with farmers, smallholders and gardeners who promote an organic, sustainable lifestyle. It encompasses a lot more than just gardening. Volunteers can gain experience of organic practices in exchange for board and lodgings. It is possibly the most environmentally sound way to experience life in the UK and beyond. Check it out here Wwoof

There is now Lloof (Living and Learning on Organic Farms) an online resource for all things wwoofy. Have a look... Lloof

02.09.2016 - Exhibition and beer

We have just set up an exhibition of our work at the Bluestone Brewing Company in Cilgwyn. It's a stone's throw away from us and has been providing me with hangovers for the last couple of years. Thank you Simon and Kerry and the team.
Come and see our work and have a pint too! It's on for September.

15.06.2016 - Party time in the valley

En route to a party across the farm with Sally, homebrew and our wonderful wwoofers Gilles and Sophie.

12.01.2016 - what's going on?

So, it is mid January, I have just picked these ripening chillies from the polytunnel, the witch hazel is in full bloom, we have had 79 consecutive days with rain, Oct 25th was the last dry day, one mild frost in November, the grass is still growing. Our seasons are wrong...

17.09.2015 - one of our new weaners

Finally got some more pigs. They are a tamworth pietrain cross and look very healthy and are enjoying themselves in the autumn sun. Growing fast and looking delicious!

18.11.2014 - Newport Festive Fair

We will be in Newport Memorial Hall with our wares on Saturday 22nd November.
See you there!

06.07.2014 - PENfro Book Festival

Come and see us on Sunday 14th September at the PENfro Book Festival.
PENfro Book Festival

12.06.2014 - John Seymour's 100th

Today would have been John's 100th birthday. We are having a family celebration and will raise a glass or two of homebrew in his memory. Cheers, Iechyd da, slainte...

"...and when I finally topple over I don't want you to cry, and if you don't have a bloody good piss up I'll haunt you 'til you die!" from "Envoi" a poem by John from his book "Playing It For Laughs"