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    Radio Cornwall broadcast a small piece about our veg boxes this morning, which can be found by following this link and skipping through the time to 08:42:-https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_cornwallWe would like to clarify that the majority of produce in our veg boxes is grown here on the farm and although we are not certified organic, we grow […]
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    Photos of goldfinches taken on the farm last week by Shelley.
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    Reis and Maris, from Falmouth, came over to help on the farm for three weeks, and left yesterday morning. We'd like to thank them for all their help during their stay, and wish them all the best for their summer.Maris (centre) and Reis (right) packing veg boxes with Nick last Thursday.We'd also like to thank […]
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    We have recently re-opened our veg box scheme to new members, please contact us on vegbox.bcf@bcents.org to enquire or ask for a joining form. We have also delivered our final veg 35 boxes to Pendeen School as they have now broken up for the summer – many thanks to the school for their mutual support […]
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    The third member of our amazing lockdown crew – Ilaria from Italy – left the farm almost two weeks ago after volunteering with us since Christmas (and 6 weeks on her first visit earlier last year).Ilaria celebrating her 22nd birthday in the farmyard, during coffee-break on a picking and packing day.Ilaria, second from right, packing […]
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    In early June we celebrated the end of this year's "hungry gap", always the most difficult time of the year to harvest fresh produce, as supplies run out and the new season's crops aren't yet ready. This year we had to bridge the gap by buying half-pallets of veg from Phoenix Organics in Herefordshire (potatoes, […]
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    Rex, our lovely long-term wwoof volunteer, finally left us on Sunday morning, having been here since last September. We miss him already! He has eventually managed to reunite with his family in France, having formed a vital part of our "lock-down crew". The farm and our community owe Rex huge gratitude for his help during […]
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    We have decided not to host camping on the community farm this year, but we hope to be able to do so again next year with improved facilities. At present, our veg box scheme and farm shop are supplying upwards of 200 local people and families with their fresh veg (and other wholesome food) needs, […]
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    We are very pleased to be very busy at this critical time. We are continuing to support our local community as best we can, both through our farm shop (which has remained open daily throughout the crisis, with safety measures in place) and veg box scheme.Our weekly veg box numbers remain high – it took […]
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    On Thursday 28th May we had some rare visitors over the farm – four red kites – distracting us during our picking-and-packing social-distancing mid-morning coffee-break. This photo shows the distinctive tail, as this red kite was chased away by a gull (on Saturday I also saw a buzzard being harassed by jackdaws).