Wild flower meadows, bee hives, acres of native broadleaf trees and a pilot truffle orchard are some of the projects that Ailbhe Gerrard is developing on her farm in Tipperary writes Mairead Lavery.
Irish Farmers Journal - This will keep me on the right track - Tipp farmer scoops sustainability award
A Tipperary farmer has scooped one of the top prizes at the RDS Talamh Awards. Ailbhe Gerrard of Brookfield Farm took home the Sustainable Farming award in the RDS on Wednesday afternoon.
Ailbhe Gerrard took the leap from construction to farming six years ago and hasn’t looked back since, writes Laura Roddy. Six years ago there was nothing here – I had just bought this. I still didn’t know what I was going to do with it,” Ailbhe Gerrard recalls of the start of her journey at Brookfield Farm in Coolbawn, Nenagh, Co Tipperary.