We have had five wwoofers leave the farm recently, two of whom had come to the end of their planned stays, and three who left due to the current virus crisis. We'd like to thank Chris and Heather from the UK, and Thibaud, Charlotte and Valere from France, for their help and for being part […]
Another three WWOOF volunteers have come and gone – doesn't time fly? Janine from Germany, Allan from France, and Nils from Belgium. Many thanks to you all for you help on the farm.Alan and Nils clearing around the rabbit fence in the market garden, with Gary.Janine (back right) and Nils (front right) sowing seeds with […]
Gary on the left, with Chris outside the fruit cage, after pruning autumn raspberries.Ellinor picking salad in the Mothership.Our latest three WWOOF volunteers to come and go were Ellinor from Oslo, Esther from Madrid, and Gary from Glasgow. Many many thanks to them all for their help and companionship during their stays with us.
On the 1st of April 2020 (so the first veg box to be affected will be on Friday the 3rd) we will be increasing the price of our veg boxes, for the first time in five years.A small veg box will cost £7.A standard veg box will cost £11.Home delivery will cost £1.50 regardless of […]
Yesterday's 46 veg boxes contained:-£6 box – salad, watercress, red cabbage, potatoes, and purple sprouting broccoli.£10 box – salad, watercress, red cabbage, potatoes, purple sprouting broccoli, cauliflower, kohl rabi, and oriental greens.Veg boxes can also include upon request and at extra cost:-our own free-range eggs from hens fed on GM-free soya-free feed, at £1.90 per […]
We are putting together 46 veg boxes for tomorrow, and they will contain:-Small £6 box – a cauliflower, a kilo of Ambo potatoes, 5 dried chillies, 200g oriental greens, and 100g mixed salad leaves.Standard £10 box – a cauliflower, one a a quarter kilos of Ambo potatoes, 5 dried chillies, 200g oriental greens, 100g mixed […]
In between (and during!) being battered by storms wehave managed to get some things done:-Lines of mange-tout and sugar snap peas planted in a polytunnel.Kale for veg boxes harvested!All our leeks for next winter sown.Half the chicken field prepared ready to be this year's potato bed.New area tidied to become a wheelbarrow parking shed.Radishes sown […]
Jun, in the foreground in hi-vis, picking chard for veg boxes.Clem, in front, and Riina, back left, helping to clean out a chicken shed.Louis converting an old pig shed into a plant pot store.Another four WWOOF volunteers have come and gone since I last updated this blog – Clemence from France, Jun from South Korea […]
We are again stocking a range of seeds from the Seed Cooperative in our farm shop. seedcooperative.org.ukThe seed cooperative is based in Lincolnshire and is a community-owned producer of organic biodynamic open-pollinated seeds.