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Concord Grapes

Jenny lived in New Hampshire in the 1970s and remembers the wonderful concord grapes. The vines we planted in the Poly-Tunnel are doing well and taste superb!

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Wirksworth Farmers Market

As well as selling produce at Matlock Market every Wednesday we also sell at Wirksworth Farmers Market on the first saturday of each month. This is a lovely market with some great stalls!

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Matlock Market July

We love trading at Matlock Market on wednesdays, the other stall holders are great and we have lots of regular customers who have become friends!

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Soil Association Visit

We are thrilled to be working towards “Organic” certification from the Soil Association. We had a great visit with our assessor, we learn so much each time we have a visit!

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Eco Centre Open Day

We had a great time meeting people and talking to them about: Organic growing, Veg boxes, Volunteering, Recipes……. We also offered a win a veg box if people signed up for our newsletter:

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Learner of the Year!

We are thrilled that, Jeremy, who volunteers with us was chosen as Learner of The Year. Jeremy also volunteers at the Derbyshire Eco Centre, he has been learning a great deal about growing plants, maintaining paths, and a variety of … Continue reading

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Pioneers or Peasants?

Peasants a positive word in Europe. Can we reclaim/redefine it in Britain? @orfc#orfc16 @ecoruralis pic.twitter.com/FoCCK5V913 — Ruth Curtis (@RcurtisRuth) January 7, 2016 We have been trying to decide on a term to describe the people involved with us in growing … Continue reading

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Say NO To Plastic and Paper Bags Say YES to Reusable Bags

Here are the reasons that we won’t buy plastic bags for you to take your veg home in! It is not because we are too mean! Please bring a re-usable bag with you or buy one from us, we use … Continue reading

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Eggs

We are really pleased to be able to supply: Fresh Free Range Eggs From Rough Grounds Farm, Cubley, Ashbourne 6 Class”A” Large Eggs £1.40 You can add these to your veg box order or buy them from us at Matlock … Continue reading

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Work Experience

We were very lucky to have Emily from Hightfields School on work experience with us. She also brought along a friend from Switzerland! They were both very willing and did lots of weeding (garlic) and planting (squash and sweetcorn). They … Continue reading

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