12 , 2017
Berrow beef farm opens its gates for 'Open Farm Sunday'
Beef & Lamb opened their farm gates to visitors on 'Open Farm
Sunday' when visitors got a chance to see the fascinating world
of farming up close.
well as being a fun and informative day out for all the family,
the event gave visitors an opportunity to see at first-hand all
that farmers do and the impact their work has on all our lives.
of people headed to Berrow Beef & Lamb - based at Faircott Farm
in Brent Road - for the free day.
farm's Sarah Welland told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a fantastic
turnout for our first Open Farm Sunday here at Berrow Beef and Lamb."
had loads of really positive feedback that visitors found this event
both fun and informative."
added: "We're thrilled that so many people wanted to come and
see what goes on behind the scenes on a working farm - we're really
proud of what we do here and it's great to get the opportunity to
share that with so many people of all generations."
already thinking about building on if for next year, including having
lots more of our burgers and sausages available as the BBQ sold
the day visitors could see cows, sheep, lambs and poultry up close.
There were also be guided tours of the farm and leading informative
nature walks in the fresh air, with tractor and trailer rides.
the lovers of tractors and farm machinery, there were also static
machines to admire and have a selfie with, plus demonstrations including
hay baling and bale wrapping.
were also demonstrations of how sheep shearing is done, giving visitors
insight into how the animals are cared for.
event was promoted nationwide as 'LEAF Open Farm Sunday' managed
by Linking Environment And Farming. It has become one of the farming
industrys biggest success stories - since the first Open Farm
Sunday in 2006, over 1500 farmers across the UK have opened their
gates and welcomed 1.8 million people onto their farm for one Sunday