St Just, Cornwall. 01736 788454

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Small £6 veg box

Maris Peer potatoes, oriental greens (great for stir fries or saag aloo) OR perpetual spinach, French beans, basil, courgettes, salad bag, rocoto chillies.

Standard £10 veg box

Maris Peer potatoes, oriental greens, cucumber, marrow, rocoto chillies, sweet peppers, salad, chard, basil, French beans.

Contents vary according to the season. Please contact the farm on 01736 788454 or vegbox.bcf@bcents.org to order your box for next week!

veg box 21st august, small

bee keeping poster

 

Due to continued demand we are running our 3rd ‘Introduction to Bee-Keeping’ course with Matt Pitt of The Cornish Black Bee Company and the bees of Bosavern Community Farm, St Just on Saturday 15th August 2015.
The day consists of a morning of theory, a short break for a shared lunch, and then an afternoon of practical hands-on experience in our apiary.

Matt is a great teacher and leads a very approachable, enjoyable class, suitable for all ages. This course is suitable for you if you are thinking of getting bees or if you are in your first season of bee-keeping and would like to understand more about your hives.

Class size is a maximum of 6 people, to ensure everyone gets the best experience. This means places are limited!

The course is weather dependent so we ask that you are available to come on the Sunday 16th August if the weather is poor on the Saturday.

We are aiming to keep the costs as low as possible to ensure that everyone that wishes to has the opportunity to learn about keeping bees, hence the bargain price of just £30.00- this price includes Personal Protective Equipment, all course materials, insurance, teas and coffees, and a £5 donation to Bosavern Community Farm.

If you would like more information or to book a place please email Nikki at the farm: info@bosaverncommunityfarm.org.uk
or call 01736 788454.

Bosavern Community Farm veg box 31st July 2015

Small (£6) veg boxes this week had potatoes (Maris Peer), chard, rocoto chillies, fresh basil, baby carrots and a bag of mixed salad leaves.

Standard (£10) boxes had all of the above, plus courgettes, broad beans and rhubarb.

To order your box, which can be collected on the farm on Friday afternoon or over the weekend, or delivered, please give us a call on 01736 788454 or email vegbox.bcf@bcents.org.

 

  • Planting tomatoes
    On Tuesday 18th April we planted our maincrop of tomatoes in Imogen polytunnel, being about 300 plants of about 15 varieties (including gardener's delight, sungold, chocolate cherry, costaluto di firentina, berner rose, yellow submarine, orange banana, quadro, ruby, galina, stupice and more). Some fruit has already set, showing that bumble bees have been active recently.Pinar […]
  • Veg boxes 21st April
    Small £6 veg box - the last of this season's parsnips, plus a swede, a kilo of potatoes, rainbow chard, mixed herbs (Vietnamese coriander, fennel, flat-leaf parsley, and oregano), and a lettuce.The standard £10 veg box contained all of the above plus some oriental greens, a bag of mixed salad leaves, and the first of […]
  • Chicken identification guide
    Bethany, who wwoofed with us here earlier in the month, produced this amazing piece of illustrative art during her time on the farm, and here it is for all to see - many thanks to Bethany for allowing us to publish her work on the farm blog.

Bosavern Community Farm,

St Just,

Penzance,

Cornwall,

TR19 7RD.

01736 788454

info@bosaverncommunity
farm.org.uk

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