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Jan 2017: keeping chickens in. What happens?

Find us every Saturday at the Edinburgh Farmers Market on Castle Terrace 9-2pm

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Keeping our chickens in: The Consequences

Happy New Year to you all and welcome to 2017. As you may all be aware, since December 6th all free range and organic poultry producers have been instructed to keep their birds indoors. We have now had a further instruction to keep our birds in until the end of Feb 2017. 

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Grass Fed Meat: Why bother?

I know I always say this, but in Scotland we are blessed, we have a mild climate with plenty of rain, and so we can grow any food that we need. As organic farmers though, our major crop is grass. Growing grass is a mild obsession, as grass, or more precisely clover grasses, are the cornerstone of everything we do here. What's less well known, is quite how many environmental and health benefits grass growing can deliver.

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Autumn 2016

Although its warm out there this week Autumn is definitely here. We have apples on the trees and our new season glut of lamb. Tender, sweet and mild tasting, the lambs have been out all summer on grass and have never known the hardship that winter brings. That winter changes their flavour. I love that change in taste, but I know not everyone does so if you fancy some milder tasting lamb September is the time. Go for it.  http://hughgrierson.co.uk/organic-lamb

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Christmas 2016: Beef, Lamb, Pork, Chickens, Turkey & Trimmings

Bespoke Butchery at the Farm

  • Call us 01738 730201 m: 07841 623608
  • email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • order online hughgrierson.co.uk/christmas-products
  • Edinburgh Farmers Market every Saturday 9-2pm
  • Perth Farmers Market 9-2pm SATURDAY 3rd and 17th December
Where do I pick it up?
  • The Butchery at our FARM: Fri 23rd December 8-5pm
  • Edinburgh Farmers Market SAT 24th Christmas EVE December 9-2PM
  • Last overnight courier delivery Wednesday December 7thto arrive Thursday 8th
 

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How do I order my organic food?

  • Call us 01738 730201
  • email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • order online hughgrierson.co.uk
  • Visit the butchery at the farm MON TUE WED FRI 8-4pm
  • Edinburgh Farmers Market every Saturday 9-2pm
  • Perth Farmers Market 9-2pm SATURDAY 6th FEB

Animal Welfare: Why should we care?

Every day I walk into the farm and there’s a squad of piglets mooching about. We brought a sick sow in to keep an eye on her and she then had 8 piglets. They’re now 6 weeks old and they have started venturing out.

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We Are Open Friday 25TH March 8-4pm to pick-up your order at the farm.

If you need a delivery by overnight courier please note orders will be sent out on WEDNESDAY 23rd to arrive THURSDAY 24th.

Last orders for courier delivery MONDAY 21st by MIDDAY

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