Bacchus and Asparagus has been awarded the Business Collaboration Award in the Dorset Magazine Food and Farming Awards 2020
After a very long lay off, due to Hungry Gap starting earlier than usual for us, we’re pleased to say that vegetables are now being harvested once again. It’s not been a very easy time, with a prolonged dry spell which has resulted in significant losses, particularly of the summer purple sprouting and the spring … Read more
30 May 2020: Asparagus harvesting at Bothen Hill has now officially finished for the season. We’ve been picking for a full 8 weeks now, starting earlier than usual this year, so as a result we’ve also stopped earlier than usual. We’d like to thank everyone who has supported us during this somewhat difficult season by … Read more
Farm Gate Sales on Friday Mornings until Noon
It’s Official! Our Asparagus is the best! Winners of the Soil Association Best of Organic Markets Fresh Produce section award.
Off to the BOOM Awards in London where our Organic Asparagus has reached the last 3 in the Fresh Produce, Vegetables, category. Meantime farming continues apace.
Lovely fresh vegetables now coming on stream with plenty of asparagus still available.
We are now picking asparagus on a daily basis, with the lovely sunny weather yields should soon increase. Tomorrow, Saturday 20th April, we’ll be at Bridport Street Market at the junction of East and West Street with a limited amount so do arrive early!
Regrettably we have been forced to suspend deliveries for the time being due to shortage of vegetables! This is mainly caused by the exceptionally hot summer last year which resulted in a significant number of crop failures and also restricted our ability to transplant so that the crops from many of our brassicas have been … Read more
We’re gearing up now for a bumper summer, as long as the weather permits! Planting here at Bothen Hill started back in January when early cabbages and calabrese were sown in modules – these have now been planted out and are fleeced to keep them warm and, hopefully, protected from pigeons! We also planted leeks, … Read more