Find out what’s been happening on the farm this summer, including the return of the bees and Geoff retiring from repairing the walled garden.Continue reading →
We farm organic fruit, veg and meat here at Swillington Organic Farm, but what does the term organic actually mean? And what are the factors that make organic farming and produce better for us and our surroundings?Continue reading →
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.
As an organic farm, Swillington is committed to recycling wherever possible and limiting waste in all areas. Discover what we’re currently doing to limit our carbon footprint and protect our beautiful Yorkshire farm for the future.Continue reading →