Farm Walk: Burscombe Cliff Farm - Kent

10 September 2013 16:30 - 10 September 2013 19:30

Ben Garratt and Hilary Jones, Burscombe Cliff Farm, Egerton, Ashford, Kent,TN279BB

Farm Background: 93 acres of  Beef,sheep, pigs,poultry and woodland   All organic produce sold direct through farmers' markets etc. Wool and sheepskins likewise and some top fruit. WWOOF help is important 

Attendance is free but advanced booking is absolutely essential. We will send out directions prior to the walk.



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