It’s Open Farm Sunday this weekend and it’s a great chance to go behind the scenes and find out more about the great food produced on our doorsteps.
Here are my top picks from farms across the Chilterns. Click on the individual links to find out more about timings and entrance fees/charges and how to book.
Then scroll to the bottom of the page for events coming up that will sell out quickly.
SUNDAY 11th JUNE
Buckmoorend Farm, nr. Wendover
Plant wildflowers to take home and enjoy wellie wanging and getting creative in craft corner, tyre rolling, face painting, finding a way through the hay maze. Watch displays of farm machinery, listen to talks on livestock, arable and sustainable farming and meet the animals.
Hot food and refreshments will be available to buy throughout the day from the farm kitchen with seating outdoors and in the hay barn. The farm shop will be open offering the chance to purchase home reared meats alongside an array of other homemade and local produce.
See the impressive and wide variety of veg growing in the fields and market garden of this organic farm.
Enjoy a tractor-trailer ride or a nature walk and learn about the hens and pigs.
Buy local organic produce in the farm shop and enjoy freshly made coffee with a hot dog or a piece of cake! We will have local beer for sale too.
Meet the farmers – Melanie, British Flower Farmer and Rickey, Market Gardener and jump on board the tractor and trailer ride. Watch the excitement of the horse and carriage driving competition. Take a Creative juices Brewing Company mini beer tour or visit the art studio with Romey Brough. Join a cow walk and talk with Pete Whitby or maybe you fancy a free fermenting workshop…
This is a charity run farm working as part of The Soil Association and putting nature at the forefront of all we do as we transition to becoming a certified organic farm.
Enjoy milking demonstrations, tractor and trailer rides and meet the animals. There will be a BBQ and Refreshments and the farm shop will be full of lots of produce from the farm.
Laceys is famous for their delicious creamy milk from their beautiful Guernsey cows.
Tringe Festival – various dates but they sell out quick! A great chance to see top comics performing.
Meads Farm (nr. Tring) Sessions on The Farm Nights – Sat 24th June – live music, excellent food and drinks in a beautiful location.
Puddingstone Distillery Cocktail Demos – Sat 17th June – learn how to mix gorgeous drinks with their delicious gins and shrubs (also known as drinking vinegars).