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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...

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Tim’s Update – 23rd June

Tim’s Update – 23rd June

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...

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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...

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Happy Christmas and thank you

Happy Christmas and thank you

Merry Christmas from Team Helen Wishing you all a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR love from Vicky, Carolyn, Claire, Wes, Michelle, Jonny, Sue, Lisa, Tillie, Hilda & Alex     Helen Browning, Chief Executive of the Soil Association, has written...

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New Faces

New Faces

New Faces on the farm  Jonny has recently joined EFOM (Eastbrook Farm Organic Meats) as Finance Manager, also overseeing the finances of the Royal Oak and Chop House. Jonny graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Economics and has gained experience in...

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Buy Organic Christmas Gammon

Buy Organic Christmas Gammon

Buy Organic Christmas Gammon - available to order onlineFabulous organic unsmoked Christmas Gammon available to buy online. Order now for delivery w/c 16th December 1.5kg and 3kg tied joints Our gammons don’t need soaking overnight as they have been cured to be...

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Finney on farming

Finney on farming

Tim talks all things pork, pigs & farming - a regular update we hope Meat is too cheap It’s probably too late to avoid going to hell in a handcart, but the intelligent world seems to be recognising finally that our billions of intensively farmed livestock are...

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Corned Beef runaway success

Corned Beef runaway success

Corned Beef 5* reviews and award winner ',' So who knew there is still so much affection for Corned Beef! Since launching our organic British Corned Beef with Abel and Cole we've been blown away by its success! Culminating...

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Chop House Summer Salads

Chop House Summer Salads

Stunning Summer Salads at the Chop House The Summer so far has been a little erratic ... sizzling hot, downpours, sensational storms.  We thought we'd shake things up a little here too and have some gorgeous salads for you to choose from. I don’t know about you but...

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Helen Browning’s
Organic Farm & Food

Helen Browning’s
Royal Oak

Farm Safaris for livestock, landscapes and wildlife at Eastbrook Farm

We’re now combining  everything—the pigs, the cows and calves, the landscapes, the wildlife—deer, owls, badgers, flora and fauna generally, although not all of it appears on cue.  Our colleague James Andrews, expert at wildlife photography among other skills, will lead the ‘Safari’ tours, in the red land rover

Tackling the virus crisis ...

We have set up a farm shop at the Royal Oak in Bishopstone for groceries, organic meat and freshly prepared meals to take-away during the current restrictions on in-house dining. Please see our social media for updates and a full list of available produce. 

We are recruiting ...

Helen Browning's Royal Oak is seeking candidates for a new full time position: Retail manager & business administration; a full time post available within our hospitality and retail business, based on one of the UK’s most progressive organic farms.

Helen Browning's Organic
Helen Browning's Organic6 days ago
Recipe of the week: steak marinade🤩 This delicious recipe is perfect for a weekend treat! Check it out through this link https://helenbrowningsorganic.co.uk/recipe/steak-marinade/ and don’t forget to tag us in your #organiccreations 🧡 (this recipe has been borrowed from the AllRecipes website)

6 days ago
Check out our recipe of the week: the best steak marinade🤩 a perfect recipe for a weekend treat! Take a look through this link https://t.co/SjPpaiknhz and don’t forget to tag us in your #organiccreations 🧡 (this recipe has been borrowed from AllRecipes) https://t.co/2yTCmX8qL9 HelenBOrganic photo

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 Just wanted to say a big thank you to Tim and all the staff. Returned home after being thoroughly looked after everything was perfect. My girls have already made me promise to get some of your burgers when I'm next in – Jason

 Incredibly welcoming! Excellent food!! Peroni on draft!!! What more could you want in such an idiillic setting? – Dave

 Great social distancing measures in place. Food is as amazing as always! Well done Royal Oak and thanks to the team! – Sally

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