St Just, Cornwall. 01736 788454
CSA Winner 2015

Joint winners of the Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2015 in the category “Best Contribution to a Sustainable Food Economy – From Nature to Plate”.

 

Bosavern Community Farm is situated near St Just at the very western tip of Cornwall near Land’s End. We are a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run on Wholesome Food Association principles by a community of employees, members and volunteers.

bosavern-community-farm-seen-from-the-fields-behind-the-cemetery

Our Vision is to develop a self-financing, community-led, food-growing initiative to benefit the wider community of St Just and West Penwith in an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable way.

2016 open day, tour of the square metre veg beds (1)

2016 shop, new road sign

 

The objectives of the Farm are:

  • To produce and sell local food
  • To provide community access to land and its produce
  • To provide opportunities for the local community to come together and learn about growing food, agriculture and  sustainable living
  • To provide a space for events, workshops, training, social time and celebration

 

Currently we grow and deliver fresh, local vegetables and eggs to the local community through our veg boxes, our farm shop, local farmers’ markets and to local businesses and schools. We have 6 polytunnels, a fruit cage, several bee hives and a number of outbuildings including the Hive, our education space.

 

In addition Bosavern Community Farm provides an environment for education, workshops, events and for the community to cultivate skills and join together to celebrate the produce and the seasons. 

 

  • Mooli / daikon pickle recipe
    Quick takuan pickle recipeThis has been copied straight from an article entitled “Marvellous mooli, delicious daikon” in “The Organic Grower” magazine of winter 2018 (issue 45). We’ve not tried it yet but will do this week…*Ingredients500g daikon radish1 tablespoon salt100g sugar100ml water100ml rice vinegar1 tablespoon sake (optional)MethodPeel and slice the daikon into 5mm thick pieces.Sprinkle […]
  • Sowing seeds
    A new year, and a new growing season beckons. We don't get much of a winter break here at the end of Cornwall! So on the first Saturday of January we powered up the hot bed and sowed our sweet pepper, chilli pepper, and aubergines crops. This year we dug out the heating cable, cleaned […]
  • New raised beds
    Last spring we dug seven permanent raised beds in the market garden, and such was the quality and value of the crops they produced (amazing black Tuscan kale, excellent broad beans, some big pumpkins, but disastrous onion transplants which dried out due to the lowered water table - a lesson learnt) that we have just […]

Bosavern Community Farm,

St Just,

Penzance,

Cornwall,

TR19 7RD.

01736 788454

info@bosaverncommunity
farm.org.uk

Farm Shop

Monday - Sunday

11am - 6pm