Churston Fatstock Show, 14th November 2016

This important  annual event is growing every year since it moved recently to Churston New Farm on the Brixham Peninsula. This year we were delighted to donate the new CPRE book ’22 Ideas That Saved The English Countryside’  as the prize for the ‘Exhibitor with the most points under 42 yrs of age’.  
The trophy and CPRE book was won by Emily Pearse whose spectacular Belgian Blue named Mr Darcy won Reserve Champion Beast in Show.
Carole Box Chair of our Torbay District Group spoke to Emily afterwards to learn that she is studying for a degree in Agriculture at Bridgewater.   Carole said: ‘We wish Emily every success in her career and are delighted to see young and talented students embarking on agricultural careers. The next generation of farmers are so vital for Devon, not only to protect our landscape but also to put food on our plates. We must encourage and support our young farmers. We live in very unsettled times today and we strongly believe food security should be a priority for the UK’.