Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 13th August

blackcurrantsOur final blackcurrant picking at Vale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) is planned for this Thursday 13th August, arrive from 5pm this time.

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!

Any queries feel free to call Margy on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.

Happy picking!

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Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 6th August

blackcurrantsWe’ve planned another blackcurrant picking session this Thursday 6th August, from 6pm.

Picking has been very successful but there are still loads of lovely organic blackcurrants at Vale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) needing to be picked!

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!

Any queries feel free to call me on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.

Happy picking!

Margy Henderson

Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 30th July

blackcurrantsWe’ve planned the next blackcurrant picking session this Thursday 30th July, from 6pm.

Picking has been very successful but there are still loads of lovely organic blackcurrants at Vale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) needing to be picked!

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!

Any queries feel free to call me on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.

Happy picking!

Margy Henderson

Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 23rd July

blackcurrantsVale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) has lots of Blackcurrants and needs help with picking!

We’ve planned a picking session this Thursday 23rd July, from 6pm. (We will plan other picking days if needed)

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!
  • Any queries feel free to call Margy on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.
  • Happy picking and hope to see you there!

Valehead Farm Photos

Blackcurrant Juicing – Saturday 8th February

blackcurrantsBlackcurrant Cordial Making Day / Morning at Vale Head Farm

Date: Sat 8th Feb, from 10am.
Where: Vale Head Farm,  Compton Road,  Kinver,  DY7 5NJ.

They have about 150kg of blackcurrants in their freezer that we’ll mash, press, filter, heat up with sugar, and bottle in bottles we’ll clean and sterilize too.

Hedge Planting at Vale Head Farm – Saturday 2nd March

hedge planting exampleHedge Planting on Saturday 2nd March, 10am at Vale Head Farm, Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ – The Glasshouse College’s beautifully situated organic farm – following on from past successful and much enjoyed tree planting events!

All Welcome – Bring the whole family – No experience needed!

Programme:

10am: Tea / juice / biscuits

Followed by: Hedge planting

And thereafter: Bring-and-share lunch

Please bring wellies, suitable clothing for the weather, a spade if you have one, and something to share for lunch

For lift-shares or further details call Margy on 01384 351414

Photo’s from hedge planting at Vale Head Farm

About 15 volunteers planted approximately 350 trees on a sunny Saturday morning last weekend.

The hedge mix was mostly Hawthorn with a few Blackthorn, Field Maple and Spindle.

It was followed by a very nice ‘bring and share’ lunch.

Photo’s of the day

Hedge Planting at Vale Head Farm, Kinver – Saturday 25th February

hedge planting example
hedge planting

Come to Vale Head Farm for a morning of hedge planting. All Welcome – Bring the whole family – no experience needed.

Date: Sat 25th Feb
Time: 10am – 12.30pm
Location:  Vale Head Farm,  Compton Road,  Kinver,  DY7 5NJ
Sustenance: Tea / juice / biscuits

Please bring:

  • Suitable clothing for weather
  • A spade if you have one
  • Something to share for lunch (Bring-and-share)

Call: 01384 351414 (Margy) for liftshares
Email:  t.stourbridge@googlemail.com

Photos from Vale Head Farm