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Most people would agree that farming is a lifestyle and not just a job and as such it can have an impact on your love life. We want to know your top tips for dating a farmer and in exchange you could win a free subscription to Muddy Matches.
What do we want to know?
If you are farmer or have dated a farmer, please email your responses to the following questions to email@example.com:
- Are you a farmer yourself or have you dated a farmer? If so please tell us what kind of farmer e.g. arable, dairy…
- When’s the best time of year to date the kind of farmer you are referring to?
- When the worst time of year to date them? For example is harvest time best avoided?
- What are the best and worst things about dating a farmer?
- What are your top tips for dating a farmer?
What’s in it for you?
We will publish the top 10 answers and award each one with a week’s free subscription to the site. One reply will be chosen as the star respondent and will win a whole month’s subscription to the site.
To qualify for a free subscription you will need to be a member of Muddy Matches, if you are not currently a member please sign up for free. Only one free subscription will be awarded per winner. You do not need to be a current subscriber.
Channel 4 are looking for farming families from The West Country!
Jack Whitehall is coming to the West Country with a new Channel 4 entertainment show and is looking for a local farming family to stay with.
Are you a fun-loving family, proud of your West Country heritage? Do you think you can show Jack a good time?
Would you be willing to put our host up for the night and show him just how hospitable people from the West Country really are?
If the answer is yes then we want to hear from YOU!
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details, a family photo and the reasons why your household is the best!
ALL APPLICANTS MUST LIVE IN THE WEST COUNTRY
We had a great day at Cereals yesterday and it was fab to see so many of our members, past and present. Thanks to all of you who reminded us what a useful service we provide to single farmers – glad to see so many of you in happy couples now and telling all your friends about it!
Slight technical hitch with the MM motorhome though!
Great to see so many of you at the LAMMA Show yesterday!
Emma and I had a cracking day, despite a small hiccup with the vehicle (see below), and were really chuffed to hear so many success stories. We’d only been in the showground about 5 minutes and thought we’d grab some breakfast before wandering round and the lady we bought our food from announced that she had just got together with someone from Muddy Matches! Later on, another chap told us that he had just got married to a girl he had met on the site…all in all I think about 15 people came up to us to say that they had found lurve with Muddy Matches which is very exciting!
Now, as you know, we love a bit of mud but it did cause a few problems for us yesterday when we got the MM motorhome stuck in the entrance just seconds after entering the car park. They say there’s no such thing as bad publicity but, had we fully blocked the entrance, there may have been a few angry farmers…luckily cars could still get by!
We went along to Red Lion Farm, a family-run dairy farm in Haughton, Staffordshire, to find out how they make their delicious ice cream. We pulled up outside a very smart Scandinavian-looking log cabin (their shop and tea-room) and were met by Alison Hollinshead, who runs the business with her mother and father. › Continue reading