We are very grateful for the support of customers during the Covid problem. Lots of you are now not working from home and we realise that it will be difficult to get to us by 5pm, especially those of you that pick up bread and milk on a Friday. So we have extended our opening time on a Friday to 6pm, starting on Friday 21st August.
In 2015 /2016 we replaced a cider apple orchard destroyed by cattle in the 1950’s. We decided to use standard trees rather than commercial bush trees. They take longer to mature and grow to an eventual enormous height but make very good housing for the local birds and bugs! Local varieties of cider apple trees were planted such as Kingston Black, Brown’s and Dabinett.
We had enough apples to make our own cider in 2019. Other local cider makers kindly gave advice and Graham & Joe made a very drinkable cider. Unfortunately not enough to sell at the moment but hopefully in years to come …..