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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...

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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

Fabulous organic unsmoked Gammon available to buy online. Order now for Christmas delivery To bake, lightly oil, wrap in foil and bake at 170℃/Gas 3 for 55 mins per kg. To poach, simmer the gammon in a deep pan of water with veg, herbs and spice (onion, leek, celery,...

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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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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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Little Owl Hide Open For Bookings

Little Owl Hide Open For Bookings

Little Owls Photography Hide now taking bookings  News from ProHides  - The temporary hide has been set up to photograph a pair of resident Little Owls and their young utilising an old farmhouse as part of their territory. Only one of the pair at a time is currently...

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Alien Aardvarks invade Eastbrook Farm

Alien Aardvarks invade Eastbrook Farm

Aardvark Arc trials at Eastbrook Farm New ‘space-age’ pig arks (called Aardvarks!)  - we thought we'd share with you pictures of the new arks we are trialling. The plastic ark is UV stable, recyclable and will outlast metal huts.  Easily cleaned with no ledges or...

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