1 Apr · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

UK Coffee Week

UK Coffee Week is a nationwide fundraising initiative where coffee operators, trade professionals and their customers join together to celebrate the vibrancy of British coffee culture while raising valuable funds for the communities which grow our coffee. All funds raised during this week go directly to Project Waterfall, an initiative established to bring clean water …

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27 Feb · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Avian Influenza HRA Feb 2017 : UPDATE JUNE 2017

UPDATE JUNE 2017: all remaining restrictions have now been lifted, and we can manage our chickens as before the outbreak, taking the best possible care of them all. Update: May 2017 From the 15th May 2017 a new Avian Influenza Protection Zone (AIPZ) has been put in place covering the districts of Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakeland, …

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3 Feb · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Avian Influenza Surveilance Zone, Jan 2017

Restrictions applied following confirmation of an outbreak of AVIAN INFLUENZA. Jan 2017. Following an outbreak of avian influenza within the Preston postcode area, Old Holly Farm now falls within the Surveillance Zone, and we are now subject to the conditions and movement restrictions that apply within this zone. This means that our chickens continue to be kept inside, …

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25 Nov · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

McDonalds Farm Innovation 2016 Winner

We are delighted to have been chosen as McDonald’s Farmer Innovation winners for 2016. McDonald’s UK works closely with its suppliers, and are incredibly proud of the 17,500 British and Irish farmers who supply the 1200 strong chain with the quality ingredients they need every year in order to serve their 3.5 million customers daily. …

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24 Oct · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Farm Innovation Finalist 2016

Huge congratulations to Ian who has made the final 3 of the Macdonalds Farm Innovation Awards 2016. We are super proud of being a working farm and very pleased to be one of the final 3 being considered. We have had a great morning showing the Macdonalds around our farm, and talking all about our …

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13 Jul · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

New Animal Facts

We’ve been busy pulling together these animal fact boards to live alongside our animals. Hope you like them as much as we do. Big shout out to our Kim who’s done an awesome job doing them. Plus also a thank you to NDCS who sent us these fab child friendly sign language guides for some …

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31 May · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Award Winning Coolcow Ice cream

A mum of two who launched her own artisan ice cream business has scooped five awards in a top national competition. Angela Stewart set up Cool Cow Ice Cream eight years ago – but has never entered a competition before. Based at Old Holly Farm in Cabus Nook near Garstang, Angela is now hoping her already successful business will …

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14 Mar · wearedigitl · No Comments

We have some new friends

  We are thrilled to welcome Dexter and a couple of very cute piglets to the Old Holly family! The piglets arrived in June and Dexter arrived at the beginning of July. Make sure you say hello if you come to see us

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14 Mar · wearedigitl · No Comments

We are truly ‘Something Special’

On Tuesday 28th August 2012, we were used as a location for an episode of CBeebies “Something Special” starring Justin, Mr Tumble and his friends, Dean and Clayton. Justin with Mr Tumbles’ Spotty Bag in the Old Holly dairy with the milk tank The episode is based on the children learning about cows, milk and …

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