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End of March Working Party

Lots to do here, lettuces sown in modules to go into the cold frames. Weeding, and of course spreading our piles of Mushroom compost over the ground to get it working for us and growing lots of veg! It was … Continue reading

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Late March Working Party

Glorious sunshine graced us this working party, with plenty to do, inclduing ridging the leeks, hoeing and weeding, and spreading the mushroom compost. The pigs were moved in the morning, onto the old potato field next to the parking zone. … Continue reading

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Mid-March Working Party, Chicken House and Muck

The BBC couldn’t make up its mind about today’s weather. They got it more right last night in that it was going to be wet than they did this morning, when they said it would be okay apart form one … Continue reading

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Working party Saturday February 25th

Last Saturday felt almost like spring, and CSA members gathered at the farm to make an excellent start to the new growing season!                    

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Tree Planting Day

Many thanks to everyone who came along to our first tree-planting day of 2012. We planted around 100 trees: ash, sweet chestnut and Italian alder. A good day was had by all, and the trees will give us shelter from … Continue reading

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Muck, Glorious muck

To grow veg we need more organic matter in the soil, and it so happens that right next door there is an excellent source of it in the horses at the stables. They need to get rid of it and … Continue reading

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