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Meet our farmer heroes

Hundreds of farmers across the country organise Open Farm Sunday events to showcase the fantastic job they do. We've picked out just a few of our farming heroes across the country, which you can read all about below!

Frogmary Green Farm, Somerset
On Open Farm Sunday you will be able to see how we produce two of the nation’s favourite foods – chicken and potatoes!  We produce 250 acres of potatoes at Frogmary Green Farm and grow many of the varieties you will find in your local supermarket. On the farm tour you will learn how we prepare the soil before we plant potatoes and what it takes to look after the crop. Read more...

Hainey Farm, Ely
Based near Ely in Cambridgeshire, G’s is the one of the UK’s biggest salad producers. From leafy salads to celery and radishes, John Shropshire and his team grow a huge range of salad crops and vegetables that are supplied to many supermarkets across the country.  So if you have ever crunched on a piece of celery, munched on a radish, or enjoyed a meal with leafy salad leaves, Read more...

Bottom Farm, Northamptonshire
Bottom Farm is an arable farm – which means we grow crops and we don’t have any animals. Our main crop is wheat, which is used to make foods including flour and breakfast cereals, but we also grow rapeseed which is used in a host of everyday foods such as rapeseed oil, salad dressings and margarine. Read more...

The Amelia Trust Farm
The Amelia Trust Farm is a Care Farm, and a working farm set in 160 acres of countryside, which includes 28 acres of woodlands and a variety of habitats. Read more...

The Grange Farm
Our family has been farming at The Grange, Mickle Trafford, since 1947. Our main activity is the rearing of traditional breed Red Poll cattle, which we run as a beef suckler herd. They graze the lush meadows of the River Gowy calley for most of the year, although they are housed inside during the winter months. Read more...

CE Holt and Partners
We’re third generation tenants of a farm in the South Downs National Park. It’s a family farm, run by my father John Holt, along with my brother Harry and myself. We have a support team as well including two herds’ people and a tractor driver. Read more...

North Bellshill Farm
Bellshill is a traditional mixed family farm located between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Alnwick, bordering the edge of the spectacular Northumberland National Park. The farm runs a fully traceable system and is in the SAI Global scheme, as well as being a LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) Demonstration Farm. Read more...

MHS Farms Ltd
The farm is old and does have lots of history to it. Park Farm has gone through several transitions over the years. The farm buildings and machinery have been modernised to keep up with modern farming practises. However we have a collection of our own vintage farm machinery and when modernisation of the buildings has occurred we try to keep the traditional character. Read more...

Old Farm
The Righton family has been farming at Dorn for 3 generations. In 2002 we moved into the farmhouse with our children Sam and Meg, dogs BB and Bluey (who unfortunately is no longer with us) and horses, taking over from Simon’s parents John and Sheila. The 300 acre tenant farm is just to the north of Moreton-in-Marsh and forms part of the Batsford Estate. Read more...

Uncle Henry's
Uncle Henry’s Farm shop is at the centre of a busy working farm, which provides both pig-meat and potatoes for sale in the shop.  The farm grows a mixture of different crops and is also home to 700 breeding sows and piglets.  We are also members of LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), the organisers of Open Farm Sunday. Read more...

Russell Smith Farms, Nr Cambridge
Based in south Cambridgeshire, Russell Smith Farms is a family run business, located around the Imperial War Museum and spans over 2,500 acres. Our farm has developed from being a typical cereal farm, to one specializing in the production of premium quality vegetables, including potatoes and onions which we supply to Waitrose, Marks and Spencer, Asda and The Co-operative. Read more...

West Craigie Farm, Nr Edinburgh
The story behind your strawberry jam and bread (not to mention vegetables and even whisky!) We are a mixed, family run farm of 260 acres, growing a wide range of soft fruit including strawberries and raspberries, vegetables and cereals, much of which is used locally. Some of the 70 tonnes of soft fruit is used to make jam which is sold in our farm shop, along with the vegetables we also produce. Read more...

Densholme Care Farm, Nr Hull
Densholme Care Farm is an organic farm spread over 226 acres in Great Hatfield, Hull. Our farm is primarily arable which means we grow crops such as wheat, but we also have some livestock. An increasing area of the farm is used to help those with learning difficulties and one of the ways we do this is to help them to connect with the countryside and the food we produce. Read more...