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     Our 120 veg boxes this week will contain a selection of the following (including 25 for a local school):-our own farm veg – kale, Carolus potatoes, dried chillies, mixed herbs, Chinese cabbage, beetroot, purple-top turnips;local organic veg – red cabbage, savoy cabbage, swede, cauliflower;Britich organic produce – carrots, Ida Red apples.We still have space for […]
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    We're not the only species currently forced into lockdown. After outbreaks of avian influenza (bird flu) it is currently law for all chickens and other domestic birds to be kept in their sheds, or in enclosed runs, since December 14th. For our 400 laying hens, used to having one hectare to explore and hunt in, […]
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    Joel and Yasmin returned to the farm for 6 weeks while Andy and Shelley were taking time out, and did a wonderful job both as hosts in the farmhouse and as workers out on the farm. Many many thanks go to them for their second volunteering stay with us, we hope thay have a lovely […]
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    Five years ago we planted three lines of willow just beyond Imogen polytunnel to protect all our tunnels from any easterly winds – we farm in a very windy place, but the easterlies are the most destructive and annoying. The willows are all now taller than the tunnel, and do their job well, but have […]
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    We have just received a new stock of seed packets from the Seed Cooperative, which are now for sale in the Farm Shop. The seeds are all open-pollinated and organic, and make ideal stocking fillers or Christmas presents.
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     Last week's rainbow over the farm, as seen from our shop doorway.
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    As part of the Penwith Tree Planters group volunteers have been weeding the trees in the community woodland every Sunday afternoon.
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    Four years after the old iron guttering fell off the farmhouse front and side, we have managed to save enough money and find the time to arrange a local builder to replace it….and tomorrow he'll be back to fit a waterbutt. Another little thing that makes us happy.
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    Ellen and Sarah, two German girls who have been WWOOFing around England, will be leaving tomorrow morning to head back home for Christmas, having helped us on the farm for 12 days. Many thanks to them and we hope they have a lovely Christmas with their families.Planting new willow whips around the chicken field on […]
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    Today's 93 veg boxes contained (unless requested otherwise):-Small £7 box = Carolus potatoes, a Chinese cabbage, purple-top turnips, beetroot, carrots, and a cauliflower.Standard £11 box = all the above, plus dried lemon verbena for herbal tea, chard, kale, and black winter radishes.Socially-distanced packing – with Matt, Nick, Nikki, Sarah and Ellen.Purple-topped turnips picked for boxes.Dawn […]