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  • Conservation grazing at Stoke Park Estate

    If you’re local to Stapleton you may have noticed fencing works around the field along which Heath House Lane runs. This work is being carried out by Bristol City Council (BCC) who’ve been busily making the field ready for cattle. …

  • Volunteering at the Farm

    Like many charities, the Farm is always looking for volunteers to help us develop and grow, helping us not only to become a thriving social enterprise, but also to provide wider opportunities and experiences for the people we support. Over …

  • Sale on bedding plants and hanging baskets

    Summer is now officially upon us so we’re having a sort out in the plant nursery. We’re reducing stock in order to make way for our ever-growing range of perennial plants. All six packs of annual bedding plants are now …

  • Little jars of delight

    The Market Garden Team, Anna Swift and Lisa Allen, have been busy making lots of jams and chutneys over the last few months, which some of you may have already sampled via our onsite Farm shop or stall at St …

  • New home for perfect piglets

    We’ve recently seen the arrival of four eight-week-old Oxford Sandy and Black gilt (female) piglets. Our own Middle White sows, Flossy and Dotty, haven’t yet blessed us with piglets, but we were lucky enough to be contacted by Bill Lambert, …

  • Playing a part at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

    Elm Tree Farm has proudly played a part in this year’s world-renowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show. They were approached by, and teamed up with, organisers behind a new product called The Willow Wand – a beautiful mini tree made of …

  • Family fun at Open Farm Sunday

    We’re really getting busy down on the Farm as we gear up for our Open Farm Sunday on 5 June. The usual events such as ‘make an animal out of fruit and vegetable’, apple bobbing, the petting area, and our …

  • Orphaned lambs are the latest arrivals

    It’s a hive of excitement and activity here at Elm Tree Farm; we’ve adopted nine baby lambs from a local sheep farmer. Feeding them is a very popular activity as they need to be bottle-fed, so there’s never any shortage of …