Kay’s April Blog

Kay’s April Blog

As the weather has improved, there’s been plenty going on as we’ve been busy on the farm with lambing and checking on the Shires who are due to foal any day and hopefully getting some in foal for next year! With the Shires, Dad has decided for now, not to keep a...
VAL’S SIMNEL CAKE

VAL’S SIMNEL CAKE

My Mum-in-law taught me how to make this cake and when I first married. It was the weekly cake that was used for packed lunches, afternoon teas and always with a cuppa! I like to make the cake in a loaf tin as it’s easy to portion up for packed lunches. It also makes...
Flowers at the Farm

Flowers at the Farm

Join us on Saturday 14th May for Flowers at the Farm, where we will be hosting the fabulous The Greenery Derbyshire with Bunty the flower van! Available from 9am to 1pm, browse the stunning range of local flowers and choose something special. The cafe will also be...
Kay’s February Blog

Kay’s February Blog

Slowly we are starting to see the start of the lighter mornings and the slightly longer evenings and of course the first hints of spring with snowdrops appearing. On the farm, we are busy preparing for the first show of the season in mid March which is the National...
Kelvin’s Perfect Breakfast

Kelvin’s Perfect Breakfast

Do you eat breakfast? Early starts, long commutes and busy morning schedules mean many of us don’t make time to sit down to breakfast before heading out for the day.  After years of working long hours in busy kitchens I have found that breakfast is such an important...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Hello, and a warm Christmas welcome to everyone. At this time of year, as well as celebrating together with family and friends we often turn our mind to giving gifts to our loved ones. As many of you will know, it’s been a very difficult few months at Croots...