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To celebrate the launch of our new distribution we're having a get together at The Summerhouse at Packhouse.

Bears restaurant on site will be providing a welcome drink and light bites for the evening. Everyone welcome!

Thursday 5th April, 6.30pm onwards.

 

We've been awarded a grant from the Postcode Local Trust!

 
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We are delighted to announce we have received £2,000 from the Postcode Local Trust towards a pump and irrigation system to water our crops at West Farm. We have lots of work ahead of us to install the system and once it's in place we will have an efficient, effective method in place to give all our crops the ideal amount of water throughout the year.

A few weeks ago Jane and Nick attended an Irrigation System Design Course in Glastonbury, by Feed Avalon. Their places were kindly provided free. Feed Avalon is a social enterprise dedicated to developing food systems that are socially and economically empowering in order to build food resilience.

Postcode Local Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Huge thanks to volunteer Elaine who organised the grant application.

CSA Open Day 2017

On October 1st we opened our West Farm gates to over 200 people as part of the CSA Network UK's national Open Day. The pick your own pumpkin patch proved really popular, as did Nick's Bushcraft, and there were lots of kid's activities, including vegetable-creature making and a farm trail quiz. 

Visitors could choose from an array of delicious food including homemade cakes, vegan savouries and BBQ by Mill Farm Organic.

Much of the day was organised and run by volunteers, thank you to everyone who lent a hand and made the day what it was!

Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2017

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We are absolutely delighted to announce that last night Farnham Local Food (now called Farnham Community Farm) won the Services to the Community award at the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2017! Gavin, Jane and Katie swapped their wellies for black tie and attended the awards ceremony at Foxhills Golf Club and Hotel.

We made it to the finals through public votes, then an independent judge visited each finalist to decide the winner... but we had to wait until the ceremony to find out if it was us! Also in the finals were Dorking Food Float and Ripley farmers' market

We are so proud to have our involvement with the community, and the value we bring to people's lives, so highly recognised.

 

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