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Regions
South West
Type of activity
Gardens, Livestock, Alternative Technology, Green-building
Description
Fully organic since 1988. Registered Demeter.104 acres - 4 acres vegetables (over 60 varieties) 90 acres grass, forage, orchard, wassailing!, soft fruit, 9 polytunnels. PV , solarthermal. Woodburners,Biomass boiler,holiday letts. Have beef cattle suckler herd, approximately 40 cattle. 2 hives of Bees on farm; setting up new hives and learning how! 4 flocks laying chickens 150 hens). Grow high quality organic produce ( won awards) at affordable prices. Sell via box scheme (approx 60/week) & to hotels, shops and wholesale. Farm shop.Work includes repairing ancient stone hedges, collecting wood, renovating barns, cob, lime plastering. Also sowing, planting, watering and weeding crops, working in packing shed, with chickens and on occasion with cattle. Make our own conserves, apple juice, cider, cider vinegar, bread. Passive house with 3 bedrooms communal areas shared among WWOOFers. Skilled help and long stay welcome all year. 5 miles from N and S coasts, beaches. Near coast/coast cycle trail. Sorry no bikes.
Situation
Rural
Host type
Farm
Type of people
Individuals