A small farm with big ideas in the Endrick Valley

Carbeth Home Farm is nestled in the Endrick Valley, between the Stirlingshire villages of Killearn and Balfron. Our mission is to sustainably diversify our business, increase biodiversity and carbon sequestration, and to promote educational and wellbeing opportunities.

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Community
Sam Lyth

A winter walk around Carbeth Estate – Killearn

For the locals, I am sure you know the route I am going to describe, but perhaps after reading my previous blog of twenty things to look out for, you will find more even more of interest. For visitors, this relatively short and relatively easy walk is a good introduction to the area.

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Dipper Endrick Water – photo by Hugh Tooby
Biodiversity
Sam Lyth

Birdwatching in Winter around Killearn

Introducing Sam Lyth – a new resident of Carbeth Estate and life long nature enthusiast. In Sam’s first blog post, she shares some of the birds you are likely to spot around Carbeth and Killearn, and invites you to share your own findings.

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Carbon & Climate
Zoe Shuttleworth

Objective – Increase carbon sequestration

Certain changes to the management of some of the land at Carbeth have the potential to simultaneously reduce the carbon emissions associated with the sheep, improve their welfare, increase carbon sequestration, and support greater biodiversity.

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song thrush
Biodiversity
Zoe Shuttleworth

Objective – increase biodiversity

Much has already been achieved over the last 20 years to support biodiversity at Carbeth, and now we want to go much further, to promote and maintain healthy, sustainable and diverse ecosystems.​

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Carbeth Home Farm
Biodiversity
Zoe Shuttleworth

A Project of its Time

We believe our small farm can generate income and employment, can make a contribution, however small, to reversing climate change and species loss, and could improve the physical and mental wellbeing of many people.

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