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Press & Awards


Finalist for an EVAS award in the Creative Industry section

Finalist in the Diversification of the Year category in the Cumbria Farmer Awards


Advisory Board awarded for 12 months from Be The Business 2019 – 2020

Ongoing monthly column writers for Cumbria Life magazine

Guardian Film


Farmers Guardian feature


Countrystride podcast episode. Listen here.


Speakers at Farmer’s Weekly Diversification event at Lakeland Farm Visitor Centre


Speakers at the Oxford Real Farming Conference

BBC Radio 4 On Your Farm feature. Listen here.


Rural Business Awards North – finalists for Best Rural Diversification Project 2019

Family Business of the Year Award – finalist for Hotel and Leisure Family Business 2019

Farmer of the Month – Westmorland Gazette 2019

Cumbria Family Business of The Year 2019 – winner in Farming and Forestry 2019

Presentation to Economics department at Shimonoseki City University, Japan

KBS radio interview, Kyoto, Japan

Farm Business Innovation Show presentation, Birmingham

Feature in Cumbria Life magazine

Feature on BBC programme Walks of Life (series 1, episode 1)

Feature in Country Smallholding magazine


Joe’s Jug awarded from the Castlemilk Moorit Sheep Society 2018

Certificate of Recognition for Entrepreneurial Woman of Cumbria – Beatrix Potter Society 2018

Presentation for Northern Yarn Wool Week event, Lancaster Museum

Feature in Spinnuts magazine, Japan



Presentation at Chisholme Institute, Scotland

Feature in The Knitter magazine