Helen Brownings Organics

News Articles

Taking a Butcher’s at Beef and Birds

Taking a Butcher’s at Beef and Birds

“People enjoy reading your Eastbrook farm blog” Holly said (she’s very good in the persuasion department) “so could you write another one for us?” Being easily flattered I innocently asked what she would like me to write about;- “birds and beef” she replied. So,...

read more
British Food Fortnight 2020

British Food Fortnight 2020

Over the past two weeks, many farmers, producers, protestors, campaigners, and consumers have been coming together to champion the brilliance of British food standards. This includes the power of celebrity, as the likes of Jamie Oliver, Jimmy Doherty, and Joe Wicks...

read more
Corned Beef runaway success

Corned Beef runaway success

So who knew there is still so much affection for Corned Beef! Since launching our organic British Corned Beef we’ve been blown away by its success, including a recent 2 star Great Taste Award. Forget about tin cans with a key, this corned beef is something completely...

read more
Organic Farm Shop

Organic Farm Shop

I have been speaking to Anna Bareham and Emily Anger about the sensational new addition to the Royal Oak: the organic farm shop! Anna and Emily have worked for the business for a few years now in the Royal Oak pub. However, with the arrival of the covid-19 lockdown,...

read more
Wildlife on Eastbrook Farm

Wildlife on Eastbrook Farm

Today I want to share the secret of the multitude of wildlife found at Eastbrook Farm, home of Helen Browning’s Organics – and it's all down to the impact of organic agriculture. I talked to James Andrews, specialist wildlife photographer, to find out more about his...

read more
Organic September Blog 2: Manfred

Organic September Blog 2: Manfred

In this week’s Organic September blog, I have been chatting to Manfred; the head chef at Helen Browning’s Royal Oak. He has worked for the company for 3 years as he was previously the head chef at Helen Browning’s Chop House. Manfred has 32 years of experience under...

read more
Hello Holly & Organic September

Hello Holly & Organic September

It is now the beginning of September, which can only mean one thing, it is time for Organic September! This is a brilliant campaign led by the Organic Trade Board and the Soil Association that aims to highlight and raise awareness of organic products, and the brands,...

read more
Traffic Lights and Canines

Traffic Lights and Canines

Clive Hill - June 2020 update What is he on about now I hear you ask. As it’s another article about birds there must be a connection so can anyone spot it? Let’s start with traffic lights. The conservation status of all the UK’s birds is measured using a traffic light...

read more
Tim’s Update – 23rd June 2020

Tim’s Update – 23rd June 2020

The time has come - we’re planning to open our informal and odd hotel, pub and restaurant on July 4. With some trepidation! And lots of fun thrown in. Independence of some sort, I suppose, for our intelligent staff and customers, who have shown throughout this...

read more
Eastbrook Inbetweeners

Eastbrook Inbetweeners

Eastbrook Inbetweeners Clive Hill - April 2020Eastbrook Inbetweeners Strange title for a piece that’s supposed to be about the birds out and about on Eastbrook Farm isn’t it?  Bear with me and I hope all will be revealed. When Claire asked me to write this I thought...

read more

Helen Browning’s
Organic Farm & Food

Helen Browning’s
Royal Oak