Coastal farm’s transformation will shift focus from food production to nature

Deepdale Farm near Burnham Market is embarking on a bold transformation which includes converting 60-80pc of its arable land into environmental features. Article by Chris Hill, Pictures by Brittany Woodman A north Norfolk farm is preparing to convert up to 80pc of its arable land into environmental features as part of a radical “regenerative” transformation to boost its business resilience. […]

AgoftheWorld Tweets

For a week in July 2020, Nathan & Jason took over the @AgoftheWorld twitter account. They joined a worldwide community of farmers telling the story of their farms. They discovered the twitter account because of the interesting posts by other farmers, helping build the knowledge & helping shape the future of @DeepdaleFarm. Here are the tweets Nathan & Jason created […]

Looking Forward after a Wet Winter

Here at Deepdale Farm, we have great ambitions to improve the farm for wildlife and people and to farm more sustainably. We’ve been thinking about a wide range of projects – no idea is too insane. We’re really excited about the future. Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, however (as John Lennon sang). So thanks to […]

Busy Weekend

We had another busy weekend on the farm. While Stephen ran pump tests for our irrigation, Nathan and Jason recorded the latest Deepdale Podcast, and we all went to The Greatest Online Agricultural Show (virtually). As the lockdown continues, nature continues to enjoy the peace & quiet, getting bolder each day. Deepdale Podcast Despite there not being events to chat […]

The Hedge Collective

At our most recent conservation weekend, we gave one of our oldest hedges some much-needed TLC – and planted more trees. We’re only just getting started. We’ve just been celebrating some birthdays on Deepdale Farm. Some of our hedges are three. In February 2017, 20 volunteers gathered and planted almost 3,000 hedging plants around our campsite. The hedges are a […]