A fantastic article on us and the generations of farming in the Essex Life this month, (click link to read article)
New butchery & farm shop opening Saturday 1st December 2018!
We are very excited to announce the opening of our new butchery and farm shop at Deersbrook Farm. We would like to invite you all to our Grand Opening Saturday 8th December, a celebration of local produce... open all day.
Great flash back to April 2017 Pasture for Life Beef tasting. Such an enjoyable evening discovering the spectrum tastes of 100% grass fed beef
Listen again to Pasture for Life beef being served up on BBC Radio 2! The beef was supplied by farmer Anna Blumfield from Deersbrook Farm. Here's the clip:
We received planning permission to build our new on farm butchery and farm shop over the summer. Since then we have been designing internal lay out and having detailed plans drawn up. Our next step to send plans out for build and fittings quotations so we'll be ready to start the build in the new year. We'll keep you all posted on the build and our Grand opening nearer the time. Thanks once again for all of your support over the years, it's this that allowed us to grow!
Coggeshall Farmers market: first Sunday every other month
Steeple Bumpstead Farmers market: 4th Saturday each month
Ridgewell Farmers market: 2nd Saturday each month
Our beef tasting on the farm, celebrating the Great British Beef Week 2017 was a great success. Starting with English sparkling wine from Bardfield vineyard at Great Lodge.
Chef Alan Paton created a top to tail menu for us all to enjoy with wine and beer pairing from Baythorne Hall and Bishop Nick. Followed by chocolate brownies, strawberries and cream baked by Little fairy Cake Bakery. We have had wonderful feedback "taste explosion" "the best local produce coming together"
Our Radio 2 debut
Listen again tp Nigel Barden cooking our beef on Foodie Thursday, Simon Mayo's drive time show on Thursday 27th April 2017 as part of The Great British Beef Week.
https://soundcloud.com/user-617852984/farming-today-beef-tasting "melt in your mouth"
The summer is here and the first job is silage making. Cutting the grass, turning, baling, carting, wrapping and stacking the bales is a repetitive job but the stack quickly grows and winter supplies are filling the yard for another year.
Open farm Sunday was a fantastic success raising £556.25 for the R.A.B.I charity! Thank you all for your support in this event and through out the year. We're already planning next years OFS which will be Sunday 11th June 2017.
Farm to Fork Fridays are going from strength to strength at the farm You're able to purchase your grass fed beef and pork straight from the farm gate, every Friday 9.30-6pm.
Our regular monthly markets are Ridgewell 2nd Saturday of the month, Coggeshall 3rd Sunday in July, Sept, Nov, Steeple Bumpstead fourth Saturday each month.
We have a stand at the Essex food and festival 16-17th July at Cressing Temple in the Taste of Anglia marque.
One last thing to let you know is we have a unique beef tasting coming up on 19th September again raising funds for R.A.B.I charity in a fun and delicious way! Booking is essential for this event 01371 850671 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy the sunshine!
With St George's Day just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with the best that England can offer....it has to be Native breed, Grass fed Beef!