July is a busy month in the kitchen garden, with plenty of delicious homegrown produce being freshly picked and delivered to Drove Orchards Farm Shop, and featuring on the menu at Shuck's at the yurt.
The Farm Shop is currently selling our homegrown artichokes, beetroot, broad beans, new potatoes, lettuce and rhubarb, along with homegrown gooseberries from our soft fruit beds. If you'd rather, you can also pick your own gooseberries....
On Saturday 5th August we will be hosting a new wildlife event with our neighbours the Norfolk Ornithologists’ Association. The event is free and aimed particularly at families and local people, sharing the enthusiasm that Drove Orchards and the NOA have for the flourishing wildlife at the farm.
The NOA will have plenty of interest to see at their wildlife stand, and will be offering information on bird...
New for 2016
News flash! We are very excited and proud at Drove to announce that our first batch of cider is ready to drink! It has been blended from our Heritage and old cider variety apples. It's light, refreshing, medium sweet to taste with a smooth finish.
It will is currently being served at Shuck's restaurant in the yurt and sold in litre bottles at Drove Orchards Farm Shop. Try it while...
2016 looks set to be another exciting year at Drove Orchards, Thornham with three new businesses joining the site.
Shuck’s, the new venture from award-winning local chef Philip Milner and his wife Beth, opened in the yurt here at Drove Orchards this spring.
Philip, who has worked along the Norfolk coast for over 20 years, is offering a menu emphasising farm-to-table, making use of the freshest, seasonal produce from Drove’s...
We work closely with our neighbours the Norfolk Ornithologists' Association at Holme Bird Observatory. They monitor the bird and wildlife at Drove Orchards and help us manage the area.
Sophie Barker, warden of the Norfolk Ornithologists’ Association based at Holme Bird Observatory wrote at the beginning of March:
‘Frenzy on the Marsh – the grazing marsh was a real spectacle this week, with many hundreds of Pink-feet, Brent Geese, Wigeon,...