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    www.rockoysterfestival.co.uk/events/tom-hunt/This week we were delighted to be asked by Tom Hunt to supply fresh produce for his cooking demonstrations at this weekend's Rock Oyster Festival – please follow the above link for details. We sent him two of this week's standard veg boxes (French beans, Ambo potatoes, rhubarb, blackcurrants, tomatoes, rainbow chard, garlic, cucumbers and […]
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    We held a series of plant sales in the farmyard in May, June and July, on Saturday mornings, with local growers coming along to sell their plants. These were well attended, providing a safe outdoor social occasion, as well as augmenting the offerings in our farm shop.
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     As of July 19th we decided to allow one customer at a time (or a small "bubble") inside the shop to browse and choose their own shopping from the shelves. Our shop is quite a small space and mainly staffed by volunteers, and we decided last year to serve customers at a table across the […]
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    Three of our "Third Lockdown" wwoof volunteers have recently independently left the community farm to pursue their next projects, and we'd like to thank each of them for all their help and hard work and enthusiasm whilst volunteering with us – Georgia for ten weeks, Hector for six months, and Imogen for four weeks – […]
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    Last year we were so busy in response to the coronavirus pandemic that we had no time to make hay, but this year we found a bit of time to return to some "normality", if the hecticness of making hay can be called that. The hot dry spell that we have just endured (it reached […]
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    Series 2 of Bosavern Training & Work Experience is well underway with our new recruits. In just two weeks, with support from Ross, these guys have lain all the mypex in the polytunnel, harvested lettuce, kale and nasturtium leaves, earthed-up the potatoes, weeded onions and Jerusalem artichokes, potted-on tomatoes and basil, sown seeds, repaired a […]
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    Last week we planted 400 squash plants in the Market Garden (and have since followed that up with 200 courgette plants to supplement the 100 already in).Hector, Polly and Matt get the ball rolling.Rob, Ben, Evan and Matt nearing the end.We spread two trailer-loads of our own compost on the patch, rotovated it in, covered […]
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    Our veg boxes at the moment are made up entirely of our own produce from the community farm. We deliver to homes in St. Just, St. Buryan, Carbis Bay, Penzance, Newlyn, Mousehole, Zennor, Pendeen, Newbridge, Lamorna, Sennen, Carnyorth, Trewellard, Madron, Heamoor, Ludgvan, Trewellard, and places in between, as well as community hubs in Penzance and […]
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    There are a lot of flowers on the farm at the moment, in the wildflower meadows which we manage for wildlife, in the crop plants that we have left to self-sow, in the pollenator areas where we grow special pollenator-friendly flowers, and in the ornamental beds around the farmyard and car-park. In fact, everywhere you […]
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    For the first time this year, our veg boxes last Friday were made entirely of our own produce from the farm, all new season veg, proving that the infamous and stressful "Hungry Gap" is now over.Digging our first potatoes of the season – delicious creamy Casablanca new potatoes.Standard £11 veg boxes – new potatoes, kale, […]