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Watch this beautiful video about Castle Farm

Last Summer the talented Stephanie Hunter came down the Castle Farm on a warm, sunny morning and spent a few hours exploring Castle Farm and having a chat with William.

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Wonderful wheat at Castle Farm

Wheat is grown on Castle Farm for bread flour - but before it gets to that stage we also harvest it for our beautiful dried bunches of green wheat and golden wheat, which is used for interior decoration, in shop fronts and at events nationwide.

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What to expect from your Hops in Spring

Take a look at what we do in our beautiful Kentish Hop Gardens during the Spring, and how you can help Hops in your garden get the best start to growth.

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Fresh Lavender bunches from the Garden of England

Every year we hand cut beautiful, scented fresh Lavender bunches from the fields of our family farm in Kent. Read on to learn how you can care for your fresh Lavender at home.

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Baby Lavender plants in the soil

We have been busy planting over 30,000 new Lavender plants this week. Lavender plants only have a productive life of about 15-18 years so we need to constantly rotate fields and crops to maintain our oil harvest...

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What to do in our Valley this Easter

At this time of year, our little slice of the Darenth Valley springs to life, with the fields turning green, and pops of yellow rapeseed decorating the view. There is plenty to amuse the kids and the family out and about, so here are a few ideas…. Come and visit us […]

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The Coffee Cart is back for the Summer

Pick up a take away hot drink when you next visit - barista made, freshly ground coffee or a refreshing cup of tea!

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Kentish Asparagus recipe inspiration

We now have plenty of delicious local asparagus now in The Hop Shop! Grown locally at a farm down the road, asparagus is a great addition to your Spring Summer dishes.

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Summer Jobs Available

We are looking for some friendly, hardworking people to join our SUMMER TEAM down here at Castle Farm! From the end of June to the end of September we will have additional full-time vacancies (suitable for university students or school leavers) to help us through the busy Lavender, Hop and Apple seasons. Any […]

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