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Our vision is to enhance the lives of our customers, people, farm and planet through sustainable organic food.
To help achieve that, this spring we spoke to hundreds of our customers to make sure our business develops in a way that works for you.
Thank you to those that shared your feedback, we couldn’t get back to everyone individually, but we did analyse the key trends and we’re in the process of making some big changes to the way we operate.
Thank you to our customers and supporters who overwhelmingly supported our recent planning application to change the use of a barn on our farm yard, allowing us to look after cattle in adverse weather and to bring them home when the RSPB’s St. Aidan’s grassland needs to be left free for ground-nesting birds.
As an update for you, the farm was represented by Acorus Rural Property Services at a recent planning meeting where councillors voted to give temporary planning permission alongside monitoring after an objector played a recording of cows mooing in a field near his house.