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Posted on Tuesday, 5 April, 2016 - 15:10
Spring is a challenging time for UK growers, but we're doing all we can to shorten the hungry gap and keep local folk in fresh, organic veggies. It's also an exciting time; a time to grow. The radish, kohl rabi and carrots are popping their h...
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Posted on Friday, 11 March, 2016 - 12:05
This year sees Richard and Remke celebrating their tenth anniversary at Stowey Rocks Farm, growing organic vegetables for local people to enjoy. As well as being the tenth year here, it is the most successful, as we are experiencing unprecedented gro...
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Posted on Thursday, 4 February, 2016 - 14:41
As we approach the ‘hungry gap’, our polytunnels play a vital role in bridging the gap until field grown crops are ready.  We are always thinking about ways to narrow the hungry gap and so this year we are planning to re-establish a perennial ar...
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Posted on Tuesday, 19 January, 2016 - 12:48
The amount of veg we grow in this country diminishes between February and May, with April-May having become known as the ‘hungry gap’. While we've been working hard to close the gap and provide you with as much fresh veg as is humanly possible, ferme...
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Posted on Tuesday, 12 January, 2016 - 14:14
Happy New Year everyone. We hope you’ve all had restful breaks. We’ve enjoyed having some time to reflect on how everything went in 2015. It was a big year for us, with the extension of our delivery area to include Bristol, Weston super Mare and Burn...
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Posted on Tuesday, 15 December, 2015 - 11:20
Christmas deliveries and deadlines * market * farm shop * post-Christmas farm closure PLEASE NOTE, veg box delivery and deadline dates for the Christmas week are not those stated on your order information. When you place an order on the sy...
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Posted on Thursday, 3 December, 2015 - 14:58
Last weekend, our May, who is 5, looked out of the window and asked if this is autumn or winter.  Remke said that she thought it was winter but May quickly moved on to say, with some authority, that she thought it was autumn, “because there isn’...
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Posted on Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 10:57
One of the key differences between our farm and other conventional vegetable farms is that the soil remains covered throughout the year. Vegetables are left to flower along with other naturally occurring flowering weeds and grasses. Here the fennel t...
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Posted on Tuesday, 3 November, 2015 - 13:11
Plowright Organic is a small, family run, organic vegetable farm, nestled in the foothills of the Quantocks. The aim here has always been to provide people with the opportunity to take part in a healthier, more sustainable food production system...
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Posted on Tuesday, 20 October, 2015 - 14:37
Milton Park Primary School in Weston Super Mare is now registered as a collection point for Plowright Organic veg boxes. If you are connected to the school, get in touch – if you have a standard veg box delivered to the school on Wednesdays, we’ll ta...

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