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Potato Planting

Potato Planting

  Thursday was potato planting day on the Community Farm. Graham and Brian from the Ferguson Club brought their tractor and potato planter and lots of members helped plant the

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Tractor Training

Tractor Training

  Training on our little grey Fergy Tractor – Paul, Mick and Tony.  

Orchard extension

Orchard extension

  Planting another eight apple trees at Gibside Community Farm on 10th March.    

Spring is almost here!

Spring’s coming! Garlic shoots up in the top field today.

Potato Harvesting.

Potato Harvesting.

Lifting the spuds on the top field with the help of the Ferguson Club and their vintage potato spinner ( and some members with vintage knees!).

Newcastle University planting trial.

Newcastle University planting trial.

  We are working with Newcastle University who are using part of our field to trial plant spelt and rye. Here are some pictures from Mick Marston of the drilling.

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A great crop of onions!

  Our onions have the best view in the North East – and see how they grow. Good news is you can now buy them and other veg from the

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Web admin message: Comments fixed

The website is still under development so any feedback and suggestions are more than welcome/needed. However, one annoying bug has finally been resolved! Every word of a comment will now

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Scary additions at the farm!

Scary additions at the farm!

  Our scarecrows at the Grow show on Saturday – well done Jane Gifford! Let’s hope they keep the pigeons away!  

Picnic in the walled garden

  Lovely picnic in Gibside Walled Garden for members of Gibside Community Farm (and various children and dogs) to get together.