We have long admired the stunning products from Brookfield Farm and are thrilled to bring some of these natural, wholesome and gorgeous items to Mimi+Martha.
Ailbhe Gerrard is the farmer and beekeeper behind Brookfield Farm. After working and living in Dublin for many years she returned to Brookfield farm beside her family home. Ailbhe studied sustainable development in University College London, and organic farming for three years in the renowned Scottish Agricultural College (SRUC). She was recently honoured with a Nuffield Agricultural Scholarship, and lecturing at Gurteen Agricultural College. Driven by her vision of bringing agriculture back to its sustainable roots; producing good food for people. Ailbhe has farmed Brookfield Farm for over six years, growing skills, developing new ideas and making collaborations with skilled farmers, apiarists and consumers.
As well as farming the land Ailbhe was inspired by the views and rich land of the farm, she set out to create entirely natural, traditionally handmade gift products from the wild honey being produced, including beeswax candles and gift boxes. The candles are dipped + hand poured often scented with botanical essential oils.