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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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First Tulameen raspberries

Raspberries ready for picking

The raspberries are ready for picking! We’re now picking the popular Tulameen variety, with more fruit ripening daily in this warm weather. Raspberries are delicious served simply with cream. Their tart flavour makes them the perfect complement to sweet desserts. They freeze brilliantly – stock up the freezers to enjoy summer throughout the year. Check out […]

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Bumper crop of strawberries ripening gradually

  There’s a bumper crop of strawberries ripening gradually on the fields. All you strawberry enthusiasts picked the fields clean of ripe strawberries on our first day of opening! But they’re replenishing well and the picking will be good this weekend. There are plenty of gooseberries ripe and ready to pick.

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Now picking first strawberries

And we’re off! The farm opens for this year’s pick your own fruit season on Saturday, 6 June. The first strawberries and gooseberries are ripe and ready, with a bumper crop of strawberries to come. Looking forward to seeing you all again for a season of fresh summer fruit! Check the fruit calendar for more details […]

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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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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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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 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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Late variety raspberry Tadmore

Last week of plentiful picking

Due to this year’s unprecedented late start, you still have time to enjoy the summer fruit season. But don’t delay! This coming week will be the last to enjoy the easiest picking, and the crops will taper off throughout the rest of the month. Blackcurrants The picking is really easy on this lovely fruit – […]

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Summer fruit easy to pick

Easiest picking of the summer fruit season – now!

The raspberries are currently dripping off the canes. The strawberries are still plentiful. The dessert gooseberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants are all luscious. It’s a fantastic time to come picking summer fruit! We expect all the summer fruit crops to continue fruiting well into August.

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