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Preserving the harvest

We had a brilliant preserving day yesterday, in which 12 keen helpers did a lot of veg chopping, onion-crying, hot stove minding and glass jar washing to preserve our gluts. Rushmere church hall was jam-packed for a chutney marathon! Using … Continue reading

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Tom’s wildlife blog – September

September is always a relatively quiet month for wildlife. The last of the summer migrants were still around, indeed summer seemed to continue right into October with the bright and mild weather. A kestrel hunts over the pasture on most … Continue reading

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Week beginning 7th October 2013

  1kg Tomatoes 400g Carrots 100g Spinach 150g Runner beans 250g Kale 1 Courgette 1 Spaghetti squash OR 3 Beetroots 1 Courgette OR Pepper OR Bunch of radishes

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Week beginning 30th September 2013

  1kg Tomatoes 300g Carrots 150g Runner beans 275g Kale 300g Chard 1 Courgette 1 Leek 1 Pepper OR bunch of radishes

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Week beginning 23rd September 2013

  600g Potatoes 500g Carrots 750g Tomatoes 1 Pepper 2 Courgettes 1/2 a butternut squash 1 bunch chard 1 spaghetti squash OR 1 bunch of beetroots

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Week beginning 16th September 2013

  300g Carrots 2 Sweetcorn 2 Courgettes 2 Peppers 1kg Tomatoes 1 Spaghetti squash 150g Runner beans

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Week beginning 9th September 2013

1.5kg tomatoes 250g carrots 8 sweetcorn cobs 2 courgettes 3 beetroots / 150g runner beans 2 peppers / 1 cucumber

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Week beginning 2nd September 2013

  750g Potatoes 1kg Tomatoes 150g Runner beans/French beans 4 Sweetcorn 4 Courgettes 1 Spaghetti squash (or a cucumber)

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Tom’s wildlife blog – August

Once again a busy month work-wise, so fortunately there have been lots of humans on the farm. The swifts left in the first week of August – roll on next May; I miss those wonderful birds already! The swallows and … Continue reading

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Fourth box of August

750g potatoes 150g French beans OR 250g runner beans 4 sweetcorn 2 courgettes 2/3 sweet peppers 750g tomatoes

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