Winter Farm News (2022)

Veggie fields One of the things I love the most about being a veg farmer is witnessing close up, the changes of the seasons. The subtle arrival of Autumn with its fresh mornings and bright sunshine, is the best when stood in the middle of a patch of brassicas. It is a joy to see […]

Autumn Farm news (2022)

Veggie fields September is here and summer already seems on its way out. This season on the farm has been as busy as ever. During nearly 2 months of drought a lot of our time and energy went into irrigating crops and protecting them from this incredible heat. Luckily it started raining again after what […]

Summer Farm news (2022)

Veggie fields The farm is busy, busy, busy! It feels a lot like fire fighting right now! As the year progresses there is always this feeling of quickening, the daylight hours get longer, the workload increases… and weeds stubbornly continue to regrow! After a day out in the fields we often leave work searching for […]

Spring Farm news (2022)

Veggie fields Spring is springing! Our propagation tunnel (now situated at Oakbrook farm) is bursting at the seams with brassicas, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, onions, beans and beetroot. Today we even placed some of our first brassica crops outside to harden-off before we plant them in the fields. If you find yourself walking from town past […]

Winter Farm news (2021)

Veggie fields It has been a very busy autumn, turning the rest of the polytunnels over from summer to winter crops and harvesting and storing the squash safely to keep the share looking bright and full in the new year. The polytunnels are now full of winter salad, bright new beautiful chard and perpetual spinach […]

Autumn Farm news (2021)

Veggie fields We have been really delighted with how well all the crops have been doing. We have certainly received some perfectly timed rain at different points over the season which has helped a great deal. Our leeks and winter brassicas are doing really well. This is thanks, in no small part, to all our […]

News from Stroud Micro Diary

Stroud Micro Dairy is becoming a reality and come March 201 7 raw milk, yogurt and kefir will flow. It is exciting to be a new addition to the Community Supported Agriculture family in Stroud; instead of veg shares, ours will be milk. As Oakbrook farm (the new plot of land that is home to […]

About OpenCSA

All about open Community Farming Stroud Community Agriculture is an Open Community Supported Agriculture project. We are part of the Soil Association Cultivating Communities project. As an ‘open’ CSA Stroud Community Agriculture shares its experience through:     Open core group and public meetings     Social events and work days     Exchange visits     Presentations     […]