Organic Enterprises:

Dairy – 40 cows, principally Dairy Shorthorns and their young stock
Beef - 20 cows, a commercial suckler herd of Aberdeen Angus Cross and Shorthorn cows bred with a Beef Shorthorn bull producing quality finishing stock. We also produce beef calves to finish from some of our dairy cows.
Sheep - closed flock of 500 Lleyn and Lleyn Cross ewes and producing lamb and breeding replacements
Pigs - Hampshire x Landrace and Glos Old Spot breeding sows, 2 boars & their progeny
Poultry - egg production (350 hens) and meat birds (4 flocks of 170 birds)
Cereals - 300ha
Vegetable Production - 10ha - over 150 varieties of veg, soft fruit, flowers and herbs.

Organic Markets:

The Organic Farm Shop and Cafe is Abbey Home Farm's own primary market selling some of everything that we produce on the farm. We process our milk and all poultry on site so you can be assured that when you buy from us at the farm shop, the only miles our vegetables, poultry and dairy have travelled are the miles in your car back to your kitchen. We use a local SA approved abattoir to process our pigs, sheep, and beef cattle. In additional to selling through the shop, we also sell some of our milk, meats and cereal to the national organic market:
- Beef and lamb through the Organic Livestock Co-Operative
- Cereals through Organic Arable (founder member)
- Milk through OMSCo (founder member)

Conservation:

- OELS/HLS Environmental Stewardship Agreement in place since 2006, currently in Higher and Mid-Tier agreements
- Bird habitats and feed sources, beetle banks, pond restoration and management, permanent headland margins,
- Preservation of archaeological features, enhanced hedgerow management
- Management of SSSI Jurassic limestone to conserve wild flowers and grasses
- 4,500 m of hedgerows established since 1998
- Cotswold dry stone wall restoration

Public Access:

-Educational visits
-Soil Association Organic Demonstration Farm
-Accommodation: Greenfield campsite, 4 Yurt Eco-Camp, Single Yurt, Shepherd's Hut, Hut-by-the-Pond
-Permissive footpath opened October 1999

 

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