Farm Walk: Strickley Farm, Cumbria

30 July 2013 10:00 - 30 July 2013 13:00

James Robinson,WH & KM Robinson,Strickley,Old Hutton, Kendal,LA8 0LU

Strickley is an organic dairy farm comprising of 240 acres which has been in the Robinson family for 5 generations. We have a pedigree herd of 100 Dairy Shorthorns plus followers. We have always taken a keen interest in wildlife and conservation and the farm has an ancient oak woodland and a 2 acre wildlife pond, plus many miles of hedgerows. We also host farm visits which are run by my wife Michelle who is a primary school teacher. Farmers and growers are welcome to take their children along on this walk also as Michelle can include a spot of pond/beck dipping in our healthy waterways! For more information, please visit our website here www.strickley.co.uk   

10:00am - Arrival with refreshments
10:30 - Farmer/Grower host will provide and overview of the holding and what to expect to see on the walk. 
10:45 – 12:45 approximately – Farm Walk
13:00 – Soil Association will be providing an organic lunch free of charge to those who book in advance.

To book your place(s)
Attendance is free but advanced booking is absolutely essential. We will send out directions prior to the walk.



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