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The news, updates, recipes, and stories from Chris, Emily and the Team at Fanfield Farm.

Autumn Farm, Garden & Allotment Jobs

Autumn Farm, Garden & Allotment Jobs

Autumn Farm, Garden & Allotment Jobs With greyer skies, plenty of orange leaves on the ground and temperatures dropping it most definitely feels like Autumn is here, and with rains coming in we have some clues as to what the next few months are going to be like....

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Summer News from Fanfield Farm

Summer News from Fanfield Farm

Summer News from Fanfield FarmWe hope you are enjoying the summer and you have been able to return to some sort of normality and enjoy some of the sunshine. The summer is the busiest time of the year for farms like us, and we underestimated just how busy we would be,...

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We Need Your Help – Campaign to Build our Community Farm

We Need Your Help – Campaign to Build our Community Farm

We Need Your Help - Building a Community Farm We are building a community farm for the future of East Sussex... that produces great organic veg, and is a place for the community to get out into nature, get their hands dirty and learn how to grow food on this scale....

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Bringing the Farm to you – Farm Tour April 2020.

Bringing the Farm to you – Farm Tour April 2020.

Bringing the Farm to you... Farm Tour - April 2020. We're a community farm, normally with open days and volunteer days weekly... for the last month it has been a very quiet farm with no visitors at all... So we thought we would BRING THE FARM TO YOU! Grab a cuppa and...

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Spring is on the way…

Spring is on the way…

Spring is on the way... It feels like the weather could be turning a corner and Spring could be on the way. Whilst the first few months were full of stroms and rebuilding, the last two weeks have felt like the farm is really starting to prepare to grow some amazing...

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The Storms

The Storms

The Storms... The last couple of weeks have been tough on the farm, with it being a big open field without many established hedgerows and our new trees only just going in, we were hit hard by the storm and it caused a lot of damage. We were watching the first Storm...

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The Story So Far…

The Story So Far…

The Story So Far... It's been two months... Two months of being on the farm and living here full time too... An exciting, amazing but VERY VERY WET 2 months. Just two months ago what is now our home was just a field, a large empty field with no boundaries set up with...

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How to Grow Lettuce in the UK

How to Grow Lettuce in the UK

How to Grow Lettuce in the UK Our growing diary of lettuce in the UK 2019. Lettuce is seen as something that is easy to grow in the UK, but many have heard this and found it untrue when growing from seed. Whilst we haven't ever experienced difficulty in growing, we...

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How to Grow Tomatoes in the UK

How to Grow Tomatoes in the UK

How to Grow Tomatoes in the UK My growing diary of tomatoes in the UK 2019. Growing tomatoes in gardens and on the patio over recent years has seen up and down results in the past for me. Planting from seed, sticking them in a patio pot and hoping for yummy tomatoes...

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How to grow Salanova Lettuce (Part 1)

How to grow Salanova Lettuce (Part 1)

How to Grow Salanova Lettuce in the UK This video is the complete rundown on how to grow Salanova Lettuce. Salanova is awesome, it’s not easy to get hold of in the UK but I have found a supplier and am growing it in big beds ready to increase next growing season. In...

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Fanfield Farm – The Story

Fanfield Farm – The Story

Fanfield Farm - The Story When I was a young boy, my parents used to take me, from our home town Southampton, up to Worksop near Sheffield to spend time on my Great Aunts Farm. Auntie Prue was a formidable and incredibly strong woman who in the local community needed...

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Fanfield Farm Veg Delivery