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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.

Outstanding in the Field

Just selecting lambs for the amazing Outstanding in the Field banquet, to be held at Trealy Farm, Monmouth, next week. OITF is a legendary American organisation that travels around the States in an iconic tour bus, holding large scale banquets … Continue reading

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End of Part 1

We’re enjoying a couple of weeks of respite, having finished our first batch of (unexpected) lambs. It all went really well, with no major problems and a really healthy set of lambs running around enjoying the spring weather. Another week … Continue reading

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Oops!

Only yesterday I was smugly telling a friend that we were not starting lambing until the first week of April – (Remember the saying that Bonfire Night makes April Fools?). I went up to feed the sheep tonight and heard … Continue reading

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Lamb Winners

Lucky winners of a half organic lamb in our prize draw at the Abergavenny Winter Fair were Clare and Guy Ingram, from the Vale of Glamorgan. Their prize was slightly delayed when Nick got stuck in snow in Cardiff before … Continue reading

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Market Kitchen: Big Adventure

Just discovered by accident that our film with chef Mark Sargeant is on Market Kitchen: Big Adventure on UKTV’s Good Food Channel today and next Sunday. Mark visited the farm a few weeks ago, walked the ground with Sarah and … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Day

For anyone like us with a massive crop of quinces this year – a recipe to go beyond membrillo and quince jelly: Qorma-e-Behi or Afghan Quince Stew. We love Afghan recipes. Almost every one, including desserts, begins with “take one … Continue reading

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New Star Ram Makes his Entrance

Our search for a new ram is over. Meet Allt y Brain Leroy (not our choice of name!) who arrived at the farm last weekend from a beautiful farm deep in the Breconshire Countryside. He is in quarantine for a … Continue reading

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