Cucumbers The Greek Way

We tried a few cucumbers last year but they weren’t planted or maintained very well; this year we seem to have got everything right and I am astonished how productive our plants are. Our plants are pumping them out like crazy and what a great summer vegetable it is. Cucumbers make me think of Greece … Read more

Taster Day – Try Being A Farmer

Get a taste of growing your own vegetables and fruit in a community…and leave with some fresh produce of your own. For anyone wanting to find out more about what it’s like to be a volunteer at the farm, we are offering a choice of two 2-hour taster sessions open to all (members and non-members), … Read more

Potato Crop For Mondays Veg Share

A new potato variety to us, Casablanca have given really good yields. If you are getting our veg share today you will be getting potatoes, onions, broad beans, broccoli, mange tout, chard and beetroot. All freshly harvested this morning.

Vegbox Time

We have finally reached that point in the year when we have enough crops coming ready to launch our veg box. Working out on the field today with the volunteers has been amazing, everything is so lush and there is a gentle breeze stopping the sunshine from getting too overwhelming. One new crop we are … Read more

Potatoes Looking Good

Our previously weedy potato patch is looking pretty good now it has been banked up by our volunteers today. Good work everyone, I’m looking forward to the new potatoes boiled with a sprig of mint in a few weeks time.

New Poly Tunnel Takes Shape

Rob and Graham hard at work on what must have been the hottest day of the year so far. They are putting the final touches on our new poly tunnel frame before we fit the cover. Weather permitting, we hope to get this done on Sunday if you feel like giving us a hand. It’s … Read more

A Great Day For Volunteers

Thursday was a really great volunteer day with a small army of helpers out there on the field. It wasn’t a specially organised day, just a regular Thursday volunteer day with a few extra rays of golden sunshine. This is the one of the best things about Burscough Community Farm, a whole bunch of us … Read more