Why planting fruit trees matters

Why planting fruit trees matters

Planting fruit trees is important work, even though it may just feel like a hobby to you. In winter we sell fruit trees from the farm through our other business Carr’s Organic Fruit Tree Nursery. The days are full of conversations about people’s plans for...
10 excellent reasons to grow pears

10 excellent reasons to grow pears

Learn how easy it is to grow pears. They’re easy to look after, don’t mind a wet spot in your garden, and are fabulously healthy to eat.

How to grow apples — the organic way

How to grow apples — the organic way

Our family has been growing apples for a long time. Going back to Katie’s grandparents, we’ve planted literally thousands of apple trees over several generations. Every tree we’ve planted has been grown and grafted by us. We’ve pruned hundreds...
How (and why) to eat local food

How (and why) to eat local food

The best local food is home-grown, right? But if you can’t grow everything, sourcing food that’s grown close to home is the next best thing.