Galileo Farm specialising in Organic Meat Organic Pork, Organic Lamb, Organic Beef, Organic Chicken, Organic Duck, Organic Turkey, Organic Goose, Organic Eggs
Galileo Farm specialising in Organic Meat
Organic Pork, Organic Lamb, Organic Beef, Organic Chicken, Organic Duck, Organic Turkey, Organic Goose, Organic Eggs
The farm lies south-east, and adjoins the outside boundary, of the village of Moreton Morrell. The land comprises of deep clay soils, divided from neighbouring land by a running brook to the west of the holding and mature hedges to all other boundaries except for the Fosse Way. The farm produces Organic Lamb, Organic Pork, Organic Beef, Organic Chicken, Organic Duck, Organic Geese, Organic Turkey and Organic Eggs.
Simon and Fabienne
Galileo farm is owned and run by my husband Simon and me the editor Fabienne, we have been here for in excess of 11 years. Simon is a registered farrier and travels around South Warwickshire shoeing horses part of the week. For the remainder he is at home working on the farm with the livestock. We have two little boys, Monty, who is 3 and is animal mad but scared of the geese and Archie who has no fears. My time is spent caring for the many different animals ensuring all receive sufficient care and attention.
Simon and his family are from a very traditional farming back ground although I have grown and developed by farming knowledge over the past decade. When I purchased the farm I was a vegatarian and did not eat any meat. I wanted to rear animals to provide them with the highest quality of life. As time moved on and as the number of animals grew I made the decision that I wanted to try some of my own meat as I had cared for the animals and were sure that they had received the highest welfare levels that any animal could. I arranged for a friend to come to the farm to kill a lamb for me to put in the freezer. As a qualified butcher he made a very good job of the lamb, I was happy that it did not suffer and was not aware of what was happening before it was over. That was the last of me being a vegatarian and I am happy to say that I now enjoy all that the farm produces and can confidently say that all animals have a great life and are not made to suffer.
All our stock are reared outside for the majority of the year, only going inside when the weather makes life hard for them. This we feel means that they enjoy a great standard of life, socialising and playing in small groups allowing all to flourish. The way in which the animals are reared allows us to identify any problems with their health at a very early stage, which is important to us as we cannot liberally use drugs, the Soil Association philosophy is that management must play a key role in keeping all the animals fit and healthy, not artificial medication.