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Orchard activity.

Activity in the orchards is getting busier now and most of the blossom has finished and the fruit buds are beginning…

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Pear orchard in full bloom.

The weather here in Kent has been very mild this year and looking at pictures of blossom from previous years, we…

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New beginning for Turkey Hall Farm.

Planting will be finished later this year at Turkey Hall Farm, Upper Stoke on the Hoo Peninsular and the team have…

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How are the best British apples grown?

Have you ever wondered how the best British apples are grown and also how they get to our supermarkets? Not just…

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A thank you to our local suppliers.

We always like to thank the team we work with and we are very lucky to work with some fantastic suppliers…

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Revival for British Conference Pears continues.

As Sainsbury’s is named for the seventh year as the leading retailer of British apples and pears, it is thanks…

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Lady Gala joins the fleet.

We have expanded our fleet of articulated lorries with the addition of three new vehicles, named Lady Gala, Mia Malus and…

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Harvest 2016 begins.

It takes about 10 weeks of very hard work across the whole team to gather in our harvest of delicious…

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Pear-fect symmetry.

Our award-winning growing team work exceptionally hard to keep our orchards neat and tidy and uniformity plays a big part…

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Wee bugs and beasties.

Maintaining and encouraging the wildlife in our orchards is really important, as it helps with the pollination of the blossom…

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The modern apple orchard.

Apple orchards have certainly changed over recent years, as British growers have to find new ways to grow their fruit…

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The future of farming in Medway and Swale.

Nearly 100 farming industry representatives from across Kent joined Kelly Tolhurst MP, Laura Whatley, MP and local decision makers in…

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