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Freshly frozen fruit

Fruit crops finished for 2016

The 2016 summer fruit season has come to a close, with all crops picked clean. There are freshly frozen raspberries, redcurrants and blackcurrants available in the farm shop throughout the year, to relive the taste of summer. The sweetcorn cobs are forming and will be ready by late August. Thanks for your custom this year […]

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Strawed strawberries

Fruit expected first weekend in June

Mark your diary: we expect to pick fruit by the first weekend of June. The combination of recent warm weather and rain has brought the strawberries and gooseberries along well. The raspberry flower buds have formed. Check the fruit calendar for more details on when we can expect each crop. Sign up to the newsletter to ensure you […]

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Farm shop staff

Join the team

We hire just a few seasonal staff to help on the farm during the peak season. Apply below if you’d like to be part of our team! We offer: up to 12 weeks part-time employment, from early June 2017 minimum / national living wage plus holiday pay (for hourly positions) flexible working hours all employees go […]

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2015 fruit season starts early June

Fruit season starts early June

We predict the 2017 fruit season will start in early June – only a couple  of weeks away! We expect the first strawberries and gooseberries will be ready to pick in the first week in June. The strawberries will ripen through the week, with picking getting easier throughout the week. Sign up for our email so you […]

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Freshly frozen summer fruit

No fruit left on fields, lots in the freezer!

Ah, that time has come again when the fields are bare of fruit for this year. Don’t despair, we’ve stocked the freezers full of freshly frozen fruit, so you can still make your smoothies, desserts and jams throughout the year. The sweetcorn is growing tall, and we expect it will be ready for the farm shop in […]

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Pick your own redcurrants

Last of the summer fruit

Don’t miss the last of the summer fruit! The fruit season is in its last weeks. Only the last few raspberries and redcurrants remain. Freshly frozen fruit is available in the farm shop all year round. From 25 July The late season strawberries and raspberries are ripening gradually. There fruit is having trouble keeping up with […]

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Raspberries starting to fruit

Raspberries, redcurrants and dessert gooseberries ready

This time last year, we’d only just started picking the strawberries – and now we have raspberries, redcurrants and dessert gooseberries ready for pick your own. The ever-changing British summer keeps us on our toes! The latest crop of broad beans, sown in the spring of this year, also just started. All these crops will […]

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Mid-season Vibrant strawberries

Strawberries very easy to pick

Strawberries are very easy to pick at the moment, just in time for summer to finally make an appearance. Many different strawberries varieties are ready to pick now: the early crop of Elsanta and Christine are still in fruit, and the mid-season varieties Vibrant and Fornella are just starting. Hapil strawberries are just starting. Hapil are […]

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First Elsanta strawberries

Farm open for summer fruit picking

The farm is now open for summer fruit picking! The first strawberries and gooseberries are both ready, as well as the broad beans. The first strawberries are ready in time for the bank holiday weekend. There is masses of fruit ready to turn ripe and so the picking will become easier throughout next week. The broad beans […]

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First ripe strawberry

First strawberries ripening

The first strawberries of the season are just turning red, and so we will open the fields for pick your own this weekend (Saturday 24th May). The gooseberries and broad beans will also be ready to pick. The strawberries will be more plentiful by next week as they ripen up. The farm shop will stock […]

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