It’s Pumpkin Time

The Patch at Kilduff was borne from a desire of Russell and Lucy Calder to involve their three young children in the day-to-day farming on their family farm. After exploring lots of diversification ideas, the family settled on a pick-your-own pumpkin patch. It took two years of research and planning and a lot of trial…

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Sunshine Tomatoes

This time of year, for me, is all about tomatoes – in all shapes, tastes, colours and sizes. One dish I love to make is a pasta dish, full of tomato flavour. But because it’s summer, I keep it lighter by sun blushing the little red jewels in the oven – the flavour intensifies and…

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Farming your Local Quality Produce

The food we eat, its provenance and the welfare of the animals providing it, is of more concern to us more than ever before – and rightly so. It’s been almost a year since Jane and Grant Brand opened the doors to their farm shop, the Brand Family Larder at East Fortune Farm and what…

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