Join a veg box scheme with a difference on our farm near Colchester. You’ll get a share of fresh local veg every week and if you join us on the farm for work days and social events, you’ll get a share of fresh air too. It’s a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) scheme.
We’re very please to have had a borehole installed at the farm. A borehole is basically a narrow well that pumps water out of the ground for irrigating our crops. Until now we’ve relied on mains water which costs a lot when watering on our scale, especially as we’re in the driest part of the country. We were confident … Continue reading Borehole!
This year we’re celebrating our 10th Anniversary. It been quite a journey to get here, with plenty of sweat and a few tears along the way! We arrived at Bennison Farm in February 2012 with no money but some experience and fortunately plenty of local support for the venture. We borrowed a small amount from … Continue reading Happy Birthday Bennison Farm!
Radishes are members of the Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage) family. The root is related to kale, broccoli, cauliflower, and horseradish, among others. Radishes are a great low-cal snack; one cup of sliced radishes has only 19 calories. Recipes Gzik – Polish Cheese on Toast Gzik – Polish Cheese on Toast – From Farm Member Nicola … Continue reading Recipes and Facts – Radish
Patty pan squash, also known as scallop squash, is a variety of summer squashes originated from Mexico. Patty pan can be used in a variety of ways, from stuffed, grilled, roasted, and even raw. Trim the stem end before eating. Tender pattypan can be used with the skin left on. The fruit can be cut into … Continue reading Recipes and Facts – Patty Pan