December

Monday 10th May 2010

If 2007 was a bad year for most of our growers, 2008 was even worse, particularly for those in the west where the rain has been most persistent and the sun almost absent. With this in mind, I was amazed at the upbeat mood when we gathered on the edge of the Fens for our annual get together with suppliers... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

The run up to Christmas has officially started, with all the hustle and bustle that it brings. There are so many things to think about; will Father Christmas come, is anyone missing from the present list, will the turkey fit in the oven? At least you can be sure that your Riverford veg and festive Farm Shop treats will taste... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

There has been a thick white carpet of frost covering the farm for the best part of a week, freezing the soil and making picking almost impossible. Duncan and his team of pickers are currently out in the fields, bearing the brunt of the cold weather to pick leeks for the boxes. Last year we bought a leek harvester in... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

You may remember us sending you a customer survey a few months ago. The response was overwhelming; our postman groaned and our inbox brimmed as more than 25% of you responded, many of you in great detail. It is great for us to have some info about who you are and which bits of Riverford/River Nene/River Swale you are happy and... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Monday 10th May 2010

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Monday 10th May 2010

Some months ago I spotted a solitary Roe deer meandering across the fields of our neighbouring farm. Having already had a mini battle with Muntjac deer that ate our baby apple trees last year, I was a little wary of our new visitor... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

You already know we... continued