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In the news

From time to time we attract the attention of the press, with journalists keen to help tell our story of Deepdale Farm’s regenerative farming journey. If you would like to know more about us, then take a read or have a listen to some of the below articles and podcasts. Farming Social Hub podcast – Anna along with Sam Hurst […]

Invertebrate survey 2022

Discover the rare species found on Deepdale Farm during our 2022 invertebrate survey. Find out about the methodology and if you want the exact detail, download the full report. Scroll down to watch the video and see Andy in action. Invertebrate survey highlights In 2022 Deepdale Farm gained funding from FIPL (Farming in Protected Landscapes) to complete an invertebrate survey. […]

Open Farm Sunday – 11th June 2023

Join us for our third Open Farm Sunday at Deepdale Farm! The whole family is welcome at this FREE event. Come and find out about how we farm, what we’re doing for wildlife and soil health, and explore our machinery and enjoy various fun activities. We will be running two sessions throughout the day: 10am – 1pm and 1pm-4pm. Session […]

Kevin the Harris Hawk

This is Kevin, she is a female Harris hawk (more on the name later) and I’m Mark the falconer. I’ve been practicing falconry for nearly 30 years and even made a living from it in the 90’s flying falcons to keep airports safe. Two traditional terms are used to describe a person involved in falconry: a “falconer” flies a falcon; […]

Open Farm Sunday – 12th June 2022

We’re delighted to welcome you back to Deepdale Farm again this year! Come and find out more about how we farm, and what we’re doing for wildlife. After introductions and some activities in the farmyard, join a guided farm walk at 11am or 2pm.  The walk is about 3km or up to an hour and a half, and we’ll stop […]

Robots at Deepdale

We’re delighted to share that Deepdale Farm has partnered with Antobot and Loughborough University on a new UKRI-funded project that will bring unmanned aerial and ground vehicles to the farm. At Deepdale Farm, while we are farming organically and adopting age-old methods now fashionably described as ‘regenerative’, we are also keen to understand how technology can help us farm better. […]

Groundswell 2021

Jason and Nathan headed to Groundswell in late June, their first visit to this hugely inspiring event. The event is all about regenerative agriculture, and we nicknamed it ‘Farmer’s Glastonbury’. There were hugely inspiring presenters, stands, demonstrations, workshops, the Earthworm Arms pub, great street food and a circus tent (used for presentations rather than circus acts). Although the boys’ brains […]

Open Farm Sunday – 27th June 2021

We are really looking forward to our first Open Farm Sunday here at Deepdale Farm. Open Farm Sunday has been happening across the UK for a long time now, so it is wonderful to engage in this event organised by LEAF. FULLY BOOKED – Thank you to everyone who has booked to visit us for our 1st Open Farm Sunday.Pleased […]

What we’re learning about cover crops

This is a longer read than usual, a follow-on from our post about fixing our soils. As heavy rain fell last February after an already wet January, our soil had no more capacity to hold water, and it ran off the fields in growing rivulets, carving channels up to three feet deep and carrying soil away with it by the […]