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    After the chicken sheds moved into the old maincrop field, we prepared the area they came out of ready for some of this year's maincrops to be sowed and planted into. First it was topped to cut the grass, then ploughed to bury the grass, then rolled to break up the lumps, then we pulled […]
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    In May we harvested our garlic crop which had grown over winter in Imogen polytunnel. We got almost 1000 good-sized bulbs out of just under one half of a tunnel, which is a good return. Garlic is available in the farm shop, veg boxes, and Sennen Farmer's Market, at £1 per bulb.Shivani harvesting garlic and […]
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     James, shown here pulling dock roots out of a recently ploughed patch, volunteered with us last month as a WWOOFer, before moving on to his next WWOOFing project – many thanks to James for his assistance whilst living on the farm.
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    Here are some more photos of Clive Williams moving our chicken sheds into a new field early last month.The first shed being manouvred into the new field.The second shed about to start moving from the old field.The third shed on its way up the farm.Chickens being released into the old crop field to graze on […]
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    Yesterday was the first Friday of 2022 when we managed to fill our veg boxes entirely with produce from the community farm, meaning that the Hungry Gap is now over, and we hope that this will continue for several months. Our 90 community veg boxes contained:-Small box (£7.70) – new potatoes, broad beans, basil, fennel, […]
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    Due to the wet and windy weather this weekend, tomorrow's open day has been postponed until July 10th, which is the same day as the opening of the new St. Just skate park, so we are hoping that everybody will be able to attend both events and make a day of it!
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    When our cob-barn was sadly demolished, we rescued the central supporting "tree", and sunk it onto the ground near our car-park to become a signpost. It looked like a wierd sculpture for a few months, but it now has its new signs, beautifully created by one of our resident artists Polly! Huge thanks to Polly!
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    Luke, from Cumbria, volunteered with us as a residential WWOOFer in March and April, and has moved on to his next farm (although he has promised to return and see how the cucumbers he planted are doing). Many many thanks go to Luke for all his help and friendship and we wish him the best […]
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    Tomorrow's veg boxes, all 80 of them, are now mostly packed, just ready for their fresh salad leaves first thing tomorrow morning, then they will be delivered all over Penwith by our 2 volunteer drivers.Mange-tout growing in one of our polytunnels.This week's small boxes, costing £7.70, will contain – mixed salad leaves, fresh elephant garlic, […]