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Summertime on the Farm

Summertime on the Farm

The farm staff are preparing for a busy few months ahead; with grass to mow, an upcoming harvest, and Autumn calving to prepare for, it is all go at Eastbrook Farm. We have two dairy herds at Eastbrook Farm; this means that one herd is able to calve in the Spring...

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A Summer Update from the Royal Oak

A Summer Update from the Royal Oak

A note from Tim Finney… I say it myself—what a place, this organic farm, hotel, and pub. Sometimes we’re even quite good at it, but we don’t want to get carried away. Come here and sleep, walk and look around. Sun setting over the Eastbrook valley (on a beautiful day,...

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A Warm Welcome to Ruth

A Warm Welcome to Ruth

Currently studying Agri-food Marketing with business at Harper Adams University, I have come to join the Helen Browning’s Team for a year as a marketing and operations assistant. I’ve come from a dairy farm in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire with a keen interest in the...

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Kids’ Favourite Boxes

Kids’ Favourite Boxes

To celebrate the start of the Summer Holidays, we've put together four recipes to go with our Helen Browning's Kids' Favourite boxes. The kids favourite boxes consists of Speedy Sausages, Wafer Thin Ham, Seasoned Pork Burgers and Hot Dogs. Be confident knowing that...

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Royal Oak update

Royal Oak update

Covid Information – From July 19th Government can’t keep on forever telling us what to do and how to behave, no matter what Nicola Sturgeon thinks. There will always be a lunatic fringe that flouts the rules anyway, so the rest of us—about 99 percent of us, from my 64...

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National BBQ Week- Summer Salad Sides

National BBQ Week- Summer Salad Sides

As part of National BBQ week we've put together our top 10 salad recipes to go alongside our Helen Browning's Organic BBQ Boxes. Enjoy! BBQ Boxes There are three BBQ Boxes for you to chose from. BBQ Box no.1 contains 4 beef or pork burgers, 2 beef steaks, 6 pork hot...

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World Environment Day 2021

World Environment Day 2021

June 5th marks World Environment Day, a day that highlights environmental issues all over the world to help bring together consumers and Governments to make more changes that have a positive environmental impact. This year’s theme is ecosystem restoration, shifting a...

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World Bee Day 2021

World Bee Day 2021

World Bee Day is a day that celebrates one of the most marvellous creatures on planet Earth- the glorious bee. Whether it’s a honeybee, a common carder bee or the fuzzy bumblebee, all of these buzzing creatures play a wonderful role in helping the planet. Why are Bees...

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Spring Calving

Spring Calving

It has been very busy at Eastbrook Farm over the past few months as our dairy herds have been calving. We have had lots of happy new borns from January to April; we even had a view of the calves from the office! The majority of the dairy cows are a Fresian breed mixed...

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Helen Browning’s Royal Oak Updates

Helen Browning’s Royal Oak Updates

With the new announcements of the easing of lockdown restrictions, there are exciting times ahead for visitors to the Royal Oak in Bishopstone. From perfect picnics to fabulous farm tours, for wild camping or a simple stroll along the historic Ridgeway, there is...

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