Tamar Valley

    New growers and farmers wanted to kick-start market gardening enterprises

    Tamar Grow Local CIC are looking for new growers and farmers wanting to kickstart horticultural enterprises in the Tamar Valley.

     

    The community-interest-company has an established network of 1-acre starter plots called Mill Lane Acres for people who want to begin, or scale up, their own horticultural business in West Devon and South East Cornwall.

     

    Native Flower Farm joins Farm Start project in Tamar Valley.

    Kelly Chevin, Native Flower Farm

    Native Flower Farm has joined four other tenants at Tamar Grow Local’s Mill Lane Acres, a farm start project located in Metherell, in the Tamar Valley.

    Native Flower Farm which was originally established on the Bere Peninsula is moving to Mill Lane Acres this month where owners Kelly and Pete Chevin will be busy getting their plot planted with seasonal scented flowers, foliage and herbs ready for their busy summer weddings schedule. 

    Work begins to record Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

    The recently announced Heritage Lottery Funded project, to record and raise awareness of the special historic daffodil varieties growing in the Tamar Valley landscape, is now underway.

    Plymouth University becomes a collection point for Tamar Valley Food Hubs

    Students, staff and members of the public are now able to collect fresh local produce from the University of Plymouth campus every week.

    Thanks to a partnership with Tamar Valley Food Hubs, fruit and vegetables produced along the banks of the river will be delivered to the university every Friday.

    The online farmers market, which specialises in local produce from small growers, producers and farmers, now has a collection point at Drakes Café.

    Tamar Grow Local help celebrate 1 year of Grow, Share, Cook project in Plymouth

    Grow Share Cook Celebration, Local Food

    Grow, Share, Cook celebration event

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