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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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Spring decor has landed….

EASTER || Now its April I feel like I can properly start talking about Easter! We have lots of beautiful Easter decor in store… this colourful Spring wreath is one of my favourites! Come and have a browse of our collections…. Easter bunnies, chicken jugs, Spring cards and hanging ornaments. […]

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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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Lavender Plants for your garden

As the weather turns warmer and our Lavender rows at Castle Farm start to turn green, we start to stock a selection of beautiful English grown Lavender plants – excellent for your garden. We have a lovely choice available,  including neat hedging Lavender blue ‘Little Lady’and dark blue ‘Imperial Gem’, […]

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Castle Farm Beef Update

CASTLE FARM BEEF UPDATE We will now only be selling our grass-fed Beef from the freezer, or fresh by pre-order only. WHY IS THIS BETTER? By freezing Castle Farm Beef at the perfect moment, we are maximising the flavour and freshness of the meat. The quality of the meat is […]

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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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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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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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