South Hams farm walk will be sloe progress
A SOUTH Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty event will be held at Grimpstonleigh Farm near East Allington on Sunday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.
It will feature a farm walk to look for sloes and blackberries followed by a session in the farmhouse learning how to make sloe gin.
There will also be a chance to find out how this 200 acre dairy farm is managed and see new born calves.
Farmers Kim and Martyn Harvey will lead the walk with wonderful country views around Grimpstonleigh , and point out hedgerows with autumn fruits.
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Martyn will explain the farming year on this 200 acre family farm with 150 dairy cows and there will be time to see the cows and young stock.
In the farmhouse kitchen Kim will demonstrate how she makes sloe gin.
Refreshments will be available for donations to charity.
Kim’s homemade fudge (Fatal Fudge) will also be for sale.
The walk will be about 2 miles in length and will be steep in places.
The charge to cover expenses will be £4 per adult and £2 for children. Under 5s free of charge.
The walk is one of a series to raise awareness of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in particular to help children learn about how their food is produced, and the link with the landscape.
Meet at Higher Grimpstonleigh Farm, East Allington TQ9 7QH