News from the vegetable plots

16th Jun 2015

Time for a catchup on progress in the vegetable beds this year. We started early a usual with the poly tunnels rapidly filling up with seedlings whilst we waited for the ground to warm up.    As soon as we […]

Open day for new members: 11th April 2015

23rd Feb 2015

We have a few vacancies for new members at the farm this year and so are having an Open Day on Saturday 11th April for new families to come up to the farm and find out more about getting involved. […]

Looking back on 2014

7th Nov 2014

This year has seen some changes at the farm – not least the departure of our two old sows, Priscilla and Tallulah who produced an absolute mountain of sausages for members and Friends to enjoy. We have produced more pork […]

Country Living – April 2013

11th Oct 2013

We’e been being featured in Country Living magazine this year as they follow the farm through the seasons and they have now very kindly given us permission to publish the articles in pdf format on our website. Here is the […]

Trevor

8th Sep 2013

The farm has reached the end of an era this week, with Trevor leaving for pastures new – ‘up north’. Trevor was one of our earliest members and has worked tirelessly on the farm over the last three years. From […]

Milking at the farm

12th Jun 2013

We used this video of me and Karen milking two of our goats as the start of last nights cheese making evening so that people could see the whole process.

Snow gallery

1st Mar 2012

Finally, in early February, winter hit us at last. As might be expected, it was the weekend that Tallulah was due to farrow that the snow really started to fall in earnest. Here’s a little gallery of pictures of the […]

Ploughing

29th Nov 2011

We’ve spent a month or two getting ready for ploughing our fields to prepare our fields for growing vegetables next year. We bought a Kubota compact tractor, its an imported Japanese model dating from the early ’70s that we picked […]

Autumn activities

23rd Oct 2011

We spent the first part of October putting in a lot of work for running a stall at the local village ‘Feast’ events. First up was Willingham Feast, where we had a great morning, chatting with fellow stall holders and […]

Another bridge

2nd Oct 2011

The weather has been glorious here this week, we’re suddenly back to long hot sunny summer days. The chickens are still moulting and a bit off their laying but the veg is loving a late burst of sunshine and the […]