Farm produce

Chickens

For chickens, we have constructed an innovative system of high-rise housing for free range, old breed chickens, producing organic eggs.  The egg colours range from dark brown to white, but in between, colours of khaki and sand.

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Ducks

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Cows

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Sheep

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Pigs

Amongst others, free range Gloucester Old Spot pigs live in the managed woodland for 4 months of the year.

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Bees

Newton Farm is part of a honey co-operative and, although we have only 3 hives, this enterprise is about to be expanded.  We hive Apis mellifera mellifera, which is the native English black bee.  It is more adapted to the cooler, wetter, Cornish weather than the more popular Italian subspecies.  See our bees section for more information.

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Poly tunnel

We have built a home-designed, soft poly tunnel, constructed with 50mm water pipe and polythene sheeting, which enables us to grow salad all year round, cabbage in the winter and cape gooseberries, strawberries, tomatoes and chillies in the summer.

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Soil AssociationWe are proud to be able to bear the Soil Association mark which demonstrates that we meet their high organic standards. Soil Association Certification Ltd is the UK’s largest organic certification body, responsible for certifying over 80% of all organic products sold in the country. To find out more about the Soil Association and what the standards are, visit the SA Certification website.