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About blackwelshlamb

Slow matured, organic, pasture fed Black Welsh Mountain lamb sustainably reared on a traditional farm in rural Monmouthshire. We sell to selected restaurants, shops and private clients.

Abergavenny Food Fest

Abergavenny Food Festival Our home food fest is always a busy time for us here at Black Welsh Lamb and if you missed the festival you can share some of it with us. This year we were really delighted to support … Continue reading

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Earth Stories 2018

In the twenty years that we have been at Pen y Wyrlod we have been through waves of activity; developing the flock (both human and the sheep), careers and businesses, restoring the buildings, creating tourism spaces and developing relationships with … Continue reading

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Election Special – A Sheep’s Perspective (Retrospectively)

So – election time again and we’ve got a few things to say. If sheep could vote (which they still can’t despite years of campaigning for eweniversal suffrage) things could really change. For a start, we need more wooly thinking: … Continue reading

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It’s all kicking off here

When the weather is as lovely as its been this month it is the best time here at Pen y Wyrlod Farm. We’ve been lambing for three weeks and now nearly a hundred little black lambs are racing around the fields … Continue reading

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All In

Down here at Black Welsh Lamb we are relieved to have a barn full of hay to see us through the winter. Being grass-fed means that we have to rely more than most people on a good store, as we … Continue reading

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So what’s so special about Black Welsh Lamb?

We are often asked what it is that makes our lamb so special, or at least different to other products. To be honest, it is hard to know where to start: We aim to produce the    tastiest, most tender, … Continue reading

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Caroline’s lamb blanquette with barley

This is a recipe from our French friend Caroline, who writes…. “As promised, I’m coming back to you with a recipe using the beautiful lamb shoulder you offered us to taste, when we met you end of september just off … Continue reading

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