Activities on the day!

9th June 2019, 10am - 2pm

Tractor and trailer rides around the farm -
Meet at the start point in the main yard, by the farm machinery.

Molescroft Farm Children’s Nursery - this fantastic children’s nursery opened on the farm in in September 2017. There will be guided tours, starting from the nursery entrance, from 10am - 2pm with the managers and other staff on hand to answer all your questions and show you around!

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - be wowed by the YWT’s wildlife knowledge, including some mini beast hunting. In the main yard.

Sheep - Sam and family will show you this years pet lambs. In the small field.

Forest Schools - Graham and his son, Matthew, help the nursery with forest school activities and they also make stunning furniture for inside and outside the nursery. He will show you more of what he does today with hands on sessions. In the nursery paddock.

Straw bale play area - in the nursery paddock - both large and small bales so suitable for toddlers upwards! Please supervise your children whilst they play. Adults may join in!

Dairy farming - Becky Waring runs Cherry View Milk in Cherry Burton where you can buy super fresh milk from their vending machine plus meet the cows on their farm. Have a chat with Becky and her family to find our more. In the small paddock.

Frith Farm - Frith Farm rent a field from the
farm and grow vegetables and salads to sell direct to local families, shops and restaurants. These including Grain, Vanessa’s Deli and The Westwood Restaurant. In 2017 he has started a veg box scheme and take subscriptions for chemical-free weekly veg boxes. Ike will be hosting tours at 11am and 1pm from the entrance to the car parking field.

Farm Machinery - James, Andy and Fred work on the farm and will show you our latest machinery, and answer any questions you have. In the main yard.

Wheat - this is the main crop grown on the farm, much of which we sell to Bradshaw’s Mill in Driffield. Steve has kindly come from Bradshaw’s Mill to show you how they produce such high quality flour, and what our wheat is used for - this includes going to make All-Bran for Kelloggs, Aunt Bessies Yorkshire puddings and Jackson's Bread. In the main yard, inside shed C.

Metal Detecting with help from the Cottingham metal Detectorists and the Yorkshire Relic Hunters are now holding annual metal detecting weekends on the farm to raise funds for charity. They will be here to show you a mini museum of a few items found locally and for you to have a go at metal detecting. This will be in the apple orchard.
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"Food on the farm" festival area!

We are delighted to have several local food businesses coming to our Open Farm Sunday this year so bring a picnic blanket, make the most of your day off and take your pick of the following:

Bert’s Pizza - bringing their wood fired oven to cook a selection of delicious pizzas.

Handheld @Home - serving fresh, seasonal, locally sourced food (including vegetarian and vegan) from their retro American style trailer.

Pulled beef sandwiches from
Beswick Hall Farms Belted Galloway cattle which are raised extensively (grass fed) on environmentally managed grassland.

Hot & cold drinks including fantastic coffee from
The Lost Flip Flop.

And last but by no means least, the
Poma pod for their amazing Gelato.🍦

The food is in the foldyard, on the way to the main yard, with lots of space in the nursery field for you to set up your own picnic area. There is also plenty of undercover space in the tractor shed to shelter if the weather isn't ideal.
This event is suitable for all ages from birth to great grandparents. We have plenty of pushchair/wheelchair accessible areas, accessible toilets, baby changing and plenty of free parking on site.

No need to register but if you have anybody with very specific needs please get in touch with us as we’ll do our best to accommodate everyone.
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