We are very excited to be hosting an afternoon and evening of wildlife identification and recording at Plotgate CSA on Saturday 29th July from 3pm. We are passionate about enhancing the ecology of the land at Plotgate and firmly believe that his can be done whilst producing the freshest tastiest produce for people to eat. […]
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The fresh tastes of summer are oozing from your veg shares, as we are joined by a succession of succulent summer favourites; we are waving goodbye to the broad beans and mange tout peas, and celebrating the start of the cucumbers, basil, tomatoes, chillis… For the organised chefs; I am posting regular information about what […]
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We opened our gates to all on a rather drizzly 20th May. Jane was on hand all morning providing top tips and guidance on plant raising and propagation techniques, simultaneously getting valuable jobs done with her participants. The greenhouse was the warmest and driest place on the farm for some parts of the day, so […]
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Plotgate CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) celebrated its first birthday on Saturday evening with a very encouraging turn out for the first AGM. It was only one year ago that the community share offer, which launched the organisation and provided the initial start-up finance, was presented to the public in Barton St David Village Hall. The […]
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Plotgate CSA is looking for new members, so here’s a reminder of how it works: -Members subscribe to a weekly or fortnightly share of the harvest which can be delivered (Monday evenings) or you can collect it from the Barton Inn (Friday 4-7pm). All items are local and seasonal, and we try for 8-10 different […]
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Although a more restful month, as our work rate slows to keep pace with the vegetable growth, and the longer evenings leave more time for good food and good sleep, we have been busy planting the last of the garlic, mulching, and turning our attention to more of the indoor jobs (accounts, crop planning, lease […]
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