Category : Harvesting

GCF Friends and Neighbours Scheme

GCF Friends and Neighbours Scheme

Have you heard about the GCF Friends and Neighbours Scheme, where you can order fresh veg to a pickup point? Download the flyer for more information!

October Harvest

Look at the beautiful early October harvest. Lots of tomatoes are going to be made into green tomato chutney for sale to members and the public!

Autumn Scenes

Autumn Scenes

What could be more autumnal than drying of squashes? Rachel is doing a sterling job of weighing the harvest, and there is a beautiful and bountiful supply for the veg

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Harvesting in July

Harvesting in July

The team have been busy harvesting on the Top Field!

Organic conversion recording and how to harvest from the plots

We are trying to obtain organic certification and need your help! Organic conversion recording forms are in yellow folders on the field and in the walled garden.  There are full

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Tyring work

Tyring work

Harvesting the last of the potatoes was tyring work (I’m reliably informed). I can see why there’s a ‘No more tyres please’ notice up!

Garlic, Potatoes and Soil Association Inspection

Garlic, Potatoes and Soil Association Inspection

So much going on in the field today. Buckets of garlic were planted in the black plastic. A whopping 361.7kg potatoes were harvested. If you as a member have not

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Autumn Sun!

Autumn Sun!

6th October 2017 – beautiful autumn sun in the walled garden and leek harvesting by Lesley. I made a lovely soup from a bonus leek (savagely forked by accident) plus

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Grain Harvest

Grain Harvest

On 4th September, Nafferton Farm, Newcastle University harvested the spelt and rye grain trials on our field. Can’t wait to hear about the results!