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September Round Up - Autumn Season, Polytunnel Maintenance and Speciality - September 2021

Summer is officially over, bring on the Autumn!

Frosty temperatures and gloomy nights loom over our farm with some seasonal challenges coming our way. We’re currently in the process of performing essential maintenance around the farm considering the Autumn and Winter periods to come.

Work has primarily been carried out on ...

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August Round Up - New Products, Gin and PYO Tunnel Dismantling - August 2021

It’s been a busy couple of weeks on the farm and there’s a lot to talk about.

As summer is drawing to a close, the strawberry crops are finished, and we’ve been busy dismantling the covers from the tunnels that protect the Pick Your Own (PYO) crop.

The past few weeks have been extremely busy, and challenging – as it has be ...

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We’re going to the Speciality & Fine Food Fair!

Special announcement!

We’re exhibiting at the Speciality & Fine Food Fair taking place 6 – 7 September 2021 at Olympia London.

The Speciality Fine Food Fair is an industry centred event focusing on key food & drink-orientated businesses/ organisations. Speciality & Fine Food Fair is for retailers, distributors and hospital ...

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Click and Pick now Closed. – July 2021

We must thank everyone that attended and respected our farm, field, and plants. We must also apologise to those who did not make it!
We try our best to offer the top of the strawberry crop, for you all to enjoy from our fields. This year as we had new plants and they have a smaller yield, meaning a shorter season. Hence why we ...

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Alcoholic range & PYO strawberries- June

To start off June and celebrate the good weather we have been working on our alcoholic range in time for summer. This includes our collaboration with Goodhbrew for the strawberry milkshake IPA which seemed to have gone down so well that they are wanting another batch! So, we have been busy pressing strawberries to produce th ...

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May- Changes on the farm

To celebrate Earth Day, we show cased our brand-new pond on the farm to entice all the bugs, birds, insects, and bees (check it out in the photo/link attached).

Additionally, to the pond, Phil and Louise have been busy planting 150 individual native mixed hedge plants within the chicken paddock.
The nest boxes are also u ...

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New collaboration with Jam First!

Exciting news: we have been working on a new collaboration with Jam First and will now be stocking all these cream tea and jam on our website!

The range we will be offering is:

Jam First apron- Professional grade pocket apron from Denny’s. Featuring the Jam First banner embroidered on the chest with 22,000 stitches for ...

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Bee Appreciation- April

This month we are celebrating all the hard work our native bumble bees do to produce the tasty strawberries we grow here on the farm at Boddingtons.

The bees we have are bombus terrestris audax a common native bee called the buff-tailed bumble bee.

They help to pollinate our strawberry plants to produce a perfect heart s ...

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First flower on the Strawberry plants- March

Strawberry Plant Update:
The strawberry plant leaves are showing signs of guttation where there is high water uptake and sap residue, this shows the crop is growing well which has led to us spotting our very first flower come through on one of our strawberry plants in the glasshouse at the beginning of March. There is a 6-week ...

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Filming for Royal Cornwall Show- February

At the end of January, we had an exciting opportunity to be filmed to promote careers in the agricultural industry through Royal Cornwall Show. Sam Oatey (Oatey Media) visited our farm to film Kate our Senior events & Marketing assistant carrying out day-to-day jobs on the farm and following a tour.

The tour included going a ...

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New Year New E-Commerce Online- January

You can now shop a selection from our range on other online platforms such as BigBarn where you can buy all your favourite items, from a selection of suppliers, in one place for convenience. We have also set up with Etsy and Uopen Subscription with a range perfect for gifting loved ones or yourselves as a little pick me up treat ...

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Happy New Year-2021

We are hoping that the new year brings in a fresh start. With this in mind, we are all mucking in and having a spring clean of the office and having maintenance in the kitchen with a new floor.

We are open as usual and ready for the next strawberry season and fresh orders to kick start JAMuary.

Currently Philip, Jake and ...

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Last orders!

We have had a busy past few weeks wrapping, packing, and posting all our orders to the best of our abilities.

The 22nd December is our last day for posting in 2020; we will be posting again from the 4th JAMuary 2021.

Note to the late shoppers – There is still time to click and collect!

We wish you all a Merry Berry Ch ...

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Christmas Novelty Jars (Our biggest jar yet!)

On the lead up to Christmas we thought what a better way to celebrate than bringing out our biggest jar size yet at 500g!

These novelty glass jars which come in the shape of oranges and strawberries are a quirky edition to our range. They contain a mixture of four delicious flavours including: Strawberry Conserve, Orange Marm ...

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Wine Collaboration with Polgoon- September 2020

We are excited to launch and share with you our brand-new summer fruit wine! An addition to our product range which we have spent a couple of months working hard on, from designing the label for the bottles and getting the recipe just right.

Made from the surplus strawberries grown here on the farm, we’re all about the waste ...

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Workshop with Chameleon Gin- Cocktail making

This week we had an exciting afternoon in a practical workshop with Chameleon Gin.

Together we came up with some unique cocktail recipes to create on our farm which would combine the launch of Chameleon's colour changing pine and orange gin and our signature blackberry conserve and orange marmalade.

We came up with sever ...

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Click and Pick - end of season.

Thank you to everyone that booked and came for PYO this year.

The season for 'Pick your own' began at the end of June where we trialled three days of timed slots, which was a great success. From this, we started running several sessions over a 4 week period mainly on weekends for families.

How we went around PYO:
To adh ...

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Keeping busy during Lockdown! -18.04.20

During the Covid-19 lockdown, we have all been experimenting with our product range - as a starter, Kate has been using the Strawberry Vinegar, and has made a lovely Red Cabbage Coleslaw, and a Strawberry Pavlova - perfect accompaniments to a summer BBQ! Kate was a placement student with us last year, and following completion o ...

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Local Strawberry Update - 27.04.20

With the wonderful weather, our strawberry crops have flourished. Our pickers were up in the early hours harvesting the berries into our new compostable card punnets. On Friday we delivered our first lot of berries to local businesses and yesterday we delivered to a variety across mid-Cornwall. Keep an eye out tomorrow as Ellie ...

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One For Our Local Berry Lovers!

At last, our new punnets have arrived! Coming soon to a store near you – keep an eye on social media/website for availability.

It's almost Berry Time!! ...

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Latest Additions

The latest additions to our ‘Limited-edition' range really is coming together. Now available in a 250ml swing-top bottle.

Made from strawberries grown on the farm in 2019, sugar, and lemon juice this syrup contains no artificial colours or preservatives. It is a wonderful accompaniment drizzled over desserts and ice cream. ...

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Berry Exciting News

First, they were green, then they were white and now they are turning RED!!

We have found our first couple of red strawberries and are roughly a week to 10-days away from getting them into the shops! Also excited about revealing our new cardboard punnets. Keep an eye on our social media and website for up-to-date informa ...

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Get Merry On The Berry

One for our adult customers!

Over the last 6 months, we have been finding new ways to use our strawberries. So, it is time to say goodbye to the sad ‘Quarantini’ and hello to our Cornish Strawberry Liqueur.

Made from strawberries grown on the farm in 2019. This Strawberry Liqueur is well and truly limited edition and vin ...

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Bee Happy

Week 2 of ‘lockdown’ almost over. We hope you are keeping yourselves busy at home. Like we said last week if you find yourself with nothing to do why not give one of our recipes a go from our Read More