Asparagus is Here – April 2024!!

We’re delighted that the first of the asparagus is now being harvested here at Bothen Hill. This Friday, week ending 12th April, it will be available from the farm gate between 9.00 am and 12 noon; thereafter it will be available 24/7 from the asparagus station outside the house with honesty box, priced currently at … Read more

Easter 2024

We’ve already arrived at Easter – as many of you will know Hungry Gap arrived early but we have struggled through – just. We’re now seeing new season’s produce coming along and already have PSB, Tenderstem (from the tunnel) and rhubarb. Hopefully the asparagus won’t be far behind. In the meantime we’re open as usual … Read more

Christmas 2023

We’ll be open on Friday 22nd December for farm gate sales and collection of orders. Saturday 23rd is collection of pre orders only. We’ll then be shut on Friday 29th December and will re-open for farm gate sales on Friday 5th January 2024. Please see our ordering page for vegetable availability. Wishing all our customers, … Read more

Asparagus is over!

The asparagus season is now coming to an end at Bothen Hill. We will be picking for the last time during the week ending Friday 16th June and will have some available at the farm gate that day. If you want to order please email us by noon on Thursday 15th – first come first … Read more

Sunshine brings the Asparagus – 15th May

The recent sunny weather, and increased tempretures at night, means that the asparagus is now appearing in quantity. The Asparagus Station here at Bothen Hill is stocked 24/7 so you can pick up delicious fresh asparagus any time and use the honesty box for payment. In addition it’s available every Friday morning until noon at … Read more

Asparagus has Arrived! 21st April 2023

We’re now starting to pick the first of this year’s asparagus and as at today, 21st April, it’s available at our Asparagus Station just outside the house – quantities are limited, we’re currently only picking every other day, but hopefully with the sunshine yields will soon pick up. As and when quantities increase it will … Read more

We’re Open for Farm Gate – Friday 7th April

We’ll be open for Farm Gate Sales as usual on Friday 7th April, notwithstanding the fact that it’s a Bank Holding. Lots of lovely fresh produce, including this season’s spinach, rhubarb and possibly spring greens if the weather holds. For those of you who are eagerly awaiting the asparagus, we’re hopeful of this being available … Read more

Spring is on the Way!

We’re now into mid February, not sure where this year has gone so far, but it has been slightly challenging from a vegetable point of view. However, we’re delighted that the various kales which we grow are holding up well, amazing considereing how little rain they had when they were planted. Unfortunately the majority of … Read more

Christmas Details

We’ll be open on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd December for farm gate sales and collection of orders. Saturday 24th is collection only. Please see our ordering page for vegetable availability noting that spinach/chard have been significantly afected by the recent cold weather. Wishing all our customers, past, present and future a very Happy Christmas … Read more

Newsletter 17th November 2022

Vegetables  for the coming weeks That’s our plan – but some items may change to bring you what’s best on the day. Don’t forget our own chickens’ eggs, apple juice and honey …and so much more! What’s new Sprouts Available this week and ongoing until Christmas, at least! Sausages We have been asked for gluten- … Read more