River Swale Organic Vegetables at Home Farm

Location: River Swale Organic Vegetables, Home Farm, Newby Wiske, Northallerton, North Yorkshire Postcode: DL7 9HB

River Swale is based at Home Farm, Newby Wiske, where Peter and Joanne Richardson are the third generation to farm the site. Together with a group of local farmers they grow a variety of seasonal organic vegetables that are delivered direct to people's doors as part of a national box scheme. The farm welcomes farm visits and hosts talks to the public.

Farm walk, seasonal field work, some harvesting, visit the packing sheds to follow the route of the vegetables beforehome delivery. All visits are planned prior to visit.

Contact: Victoria Richardson
T: 0845 3671155
E: victoriarichardson@riverford.co.uk
W: www.riverford.co.uk/homefarm

Farm features

 Vegetables ✓  Livestock  Hedgerows
 Orchard / fruit  Dairy  Pond
 Arable  Wildflower Meadow  River

Facilities

 Toilets ✓  Coach parking  Indoor space ✓
 Hand-washing facilities ✓  Disabled toilet  Wheelchair access
 Car parking ✓    

Farm charges

 Standard group charge   Charge per pupil   Minimum charge ✓
 No charge    

Suitability of visit

 Pre-school  Secondary ✓  Individual ✓
 Primary ✓  Special  Care farm 

Further information

 Risk assessment ✓  CEVAS trained farmer   Teachers' information pack 
 Farm facts leaflet   LOTC Quality Badge   Public Liability Insurance ✓

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