Our Producers of Meat

Burscombe Cliff Organic Farm

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Burscombe Cliff Organic Farm has been run by Ben Garrett for approximately a quarter of a century. The farm took two years to convert to an organic operation. Burscombe now has a herd of 15 Sussex cows, which are occasionally cross-bred with a Blonde. Sussex cows are particularly well-suited to organic management as they do not require concentrates such as corn to reach or maintain their ideal weight. Ben's herd feeds entirely on fresh grass and only reverts to silage in the winter months.

Our produce has travelled approximately 15.26 km's (as the crow flies) to get to you.

J.R. Meats

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Denise and Cath attend the market with their burger van, selling their home produced burgers and hot bacon rolls.

Wye Community farm

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The Wye Crown herd of British White cattle was established in 2008, with the purchase of six yearling heifers from the Bridge Homestead herd. Today the herd comprises around 20 head of cattle, producing heifers for sale and steers for beef boxes. The cattle spend most of the year on the Wye National Nature Reserve, where their grazing plays a central role in the maintenance of the chalk grassland which is home to many rare plants and insects. For further information on British Whites and the Wye NNR see the websites on the links page. We lend calves to local young farmers groups to attend shows with, as well as showing in our own right. WCF runs flocks of Poll Dorset and Portland sheep, with each breed being purebred to produce breeding stock for sale as well as ensuring lamb boxes are available throughout the year. We keep a small number of pigs and poultry, providing pork boxes and eggs and ensuring there are always jobs to be done for our volunteers on days when it is too wet to be outside.

Our produce has travelled approximately 0.07 km's (as the crow flies) to get to you.