Category : Field

Testing of Heritage Potatoes

Testing of Heritage Potatoes

Leo and Tony undertaking tests on our Heritage Potatoes

Meet the architect and help plan our barn!

Meet the architect and help plan our barn!

Event on Saturday: Architect – 17th Nov 10 – 1pm – in the portakabin (if too cold we will move down to Gibside) but we will definitely start on the

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New Bird Survey

New Bird Survey

Gibside Community Farm Bird Survey – Sept 2018 My sixth visit to the site during 2018 took place in the early hours of 29th September 7 – 9 a.m. A

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Harvesting in July

Harvesting in July

The team have been busy harvesting on the Top Field!

Harrowing

Harrowing

Harrowing and preparing beds for planting. Tony tries harrowing for the 1st time. Doesn’t look harrowing, looks fun!

May Day Broad Bean Planting

May Day Broad Bean Planting

Photo by Paul! Planting broad beans. Those rows seem to stretch forever….2 beds more to follow later for a longer harvest period.

1000 trees!!

1000 trees!!

The gang celebrated finishing planting 1000 trees before they disappeared into the April mist. Rachel finished the last tree: a biomass willow. Well done team, that’s an amazing achievement!

Early potatoes: Casablanca, Nichola, Charlotte.

Early potatoes: Casablanca, Nichola, Charlotte.

Planting the early potatoes with Graham from the NE Ferguson society. Will they really grow up?