Happy New Year
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Snow covered tractors at The Community Farm

Wishing you a happy New Year

A big thank you to all our members, customers, suppliers, staff, board members and volunteers. Your support this year has, as always, been invaluable.

Let's take a quick look at just a few of the things we've been up to this year...

Photograph from the BOOM awards ceremony.
The Community Farm was named Best Box Scheme in Soil Association's BOOM Awards.
Screenshot from BBC iPlayer On Your Farm programme, showing Luke Hasell
An episode of BBC Radio 4′s On Your Farm was dedicated entirely to The Community Farm. If you didn't hear it at the time it really is worth a listen.
A group of volunteers surround their newly constructed cob oven.
As a treat for our volunteers we organised a cob oven building workshop.
Community Farm and Earthwise staff showing off a range of vegetables @Bristol
With the help of Earthwise, we took over @Bristol for the day, teaching children about soil, planting broad bean seeds and cooking with seasonal vegetables.
A selection of imperfect vegetables.
Our new Veg on the Edge bags have been helping us reduce food waste even further while maintaining the excellent quality of our vegetable boxes.
Volunteers take a look at the Violet Oil Beetle
During Earthwise’s Field to Fork Cookery Day we found a Violet Oil Beetle!
Chris Sperring MBE with an owl
We hosted an Owl Prowl with conservationist and BBC presenter Chris Sperring MBE.
Slug crawling over a rock
Locally sourced poet, Matt Harvey, summed up our ill-feeling towards slugs.
A group of Community Farm volunteers
We hired a new Volunteer Coordinator to help expand our volunteer programme.
Volunteers from Better Food helping with the squash harvest
Local companies have been getting to know the farm and supporting our work through our Adopt-a-Crop scheme.
Fields and polytunnels at The Community Farm
Looking back, it was a pretty good year for growing.

Best wishes from The Community Farm

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