Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shares more advice from his new-found country life at River Cottage
In an attempt to generate some hard cash, Hugh rents the field over the river, installs a poly-tunnel to grow vegetables for the market and buys a cow and a sheep to join his pigs and chickens. But his aim of self-sufficiency is knocked when his hay crop is devastated by rain and the tomatoes in the poly-tunnel are threatened by blight. But ingenuity is his touchstone as he finds other ways to raise the cash turning bunnies into burgers, roasting one of his pigs at a medieval fair and launching his own food brand The River Cottage Glutton.
It’s a year since Hugh arrived at River Cottage and he’s expanding his operation. He’s rented the field over the river and sets off to buy some... More »