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Some delicious recipes submitted by our fantastic members. We hope you enjoy trying out some of these Devonian favourites.

Spotlight on Salcombe

Nestled in the South Hams district of Devon and a haven for ‘yachties’ and those who prefer to keep their deck shoes firmly on dry land, Salcombe is a popular resort town for all ages.  It delivers beautiful golden sandy

Posted in AONB, Beach, Ferry, Recipes, Retail, Sailing, Shopping, walks

Bottling apple juice and preparing for lambing……..

Here at Yellingham we’ve embarked on an exciting new project………bottling our own apple juice!  I contacted an apple pressing company from Newton Abbott, who duly arrived on the appointed day and the process began. We had collected kilos and kilos

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A typical (soggy) day in the life of Middlewick Farm….

It’s that time of year when the ewe’s are brought in from the fields and into the lambing sheds ready for lambing. Today we walked the last of them home. Our first two pure poll Dorset lambs from our new

Posted in Calves, Cows, Lambs, Member Farms, Recipes, Sheep

Get stirring those Christmas puddings!

As the traditional ‘Stir Up Sunday’ fast approaches (22nd November), why not try this delicious Christmas pudding recipe, provided by Anne Boldry of Newhouse Farm: Ingredients: 75g suet 40g self raising flour 75g fresh breadcrumbs 1 tsp mixed spice ½

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Farm Dog Stories – Blackberry picking

Over the past weeks it’s been blackberrying time down on the farm, but not just for us humans.  Foxes, in particular, are keen blackberry pickers, and so are our five farm dogs. Over the years they have learned just how

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Little Comfort Farm Diary

This week, we have taken a lovely blog post from one of our farms, Little Comfort Farm, who recently held a charity open garden day. You can read all about it here… We were blessed with one of those wonderful,

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Beaches in and around East Devon- Part 1

It isn’t only in the summer months that Devon’s beaches are revered. All year round there’s something to do on the beach, from sun bathing to dog walking. In this blog, we are going to highlight some of Devon’s best

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Farmhouse Food

Here at Devon Farms we have an exciting announcement to make. We have started our social media campaign #FarmhouseFood to celebrate the culinary brilliance of farmhouse cooking and the locally sourced ingredients that farms use to make their delicious dishes.

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Celia Ryall’s Malvern Pudding

Malvern Pudding is a favourite of Celia’s family The recipe has been passed down from generation to generation. Below are the ingredients and the directions on how to create this masterpiece, we hope you enjoy it. Ingredients Base 1lb cooking

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Liz Sansom’s Smoked Devon Trout Roulade

Liz Sansom’s favourite recipe for a party at Widmouth Farm Cottages Liz says… “It looks impressive and yet is really easy to make and tastes totally delicious.” Liz learnt how to make this recently on a one day course at

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