Bickham Farm near Exeter streches over 106 acres of deep red soil and is a mixed farm of animals, vegetables and arable crops. It is the home farm to Bickham House and Garden, one of the finest e traditional Victorian gardens in the country. The farm boasts a viable organic system incorporating a vegetable box scheme, which has grown from 40 boxes when it was started in 1999 to over 300 per week. This excursion to Bickham Farm will give you a chance to meet farmers Rod and Ben and ask everything you ever wanted to know about organic produce during the tour.
Monday 6 September, 10am-1pm
Meeting Place: Washington Singer Building, then lower level of Paris Street Coach Station
Tickets: £3.00 (advance booking essential)
Link: Rod and Ben's