Case Histories

Case Study - Graham and Shirley Jelbert and Davy Luscombe, St. Aubyns Estate

By Adam

Davy Luscombe and Graham and Shirley Jelbert have planted an excellent new juice orchard at Truthall Farm, organic farmers on the St. Aubyns Estate. They produce courgettes in the spring and cauliflowers in the winter - what Cornish locals call ‘broccoli’, and will soon be juicing apples in the autumn from their new orchard. The ...

15/09/2016

Case Study - Newquay Community Orchard

By Adam

A really exciting community project is taking place at Newquay Community orchard. The seven-acre site already includes a large fruit orchard planted with our trees, a forest garden and a wood-working area that will shortly be running City and Guilds qualifications. Beautiful new ‘Cornish hedges’ form a walled garden for a large ...

15/09/2016

Case Study - Polgrain Farm

By Adam

Bill Mumford planted a new cider orchard at Polgrain Farm near Hayle in 2014 with 195 of our trees. Bill is fourth generation at Polgrain Farm, which was a Victorian fruit and flower farm when his great grandfather first bought it. The plan is to sell the apples to David Berrick of St Ives Cider Company. The trees are lookin ...

09/09/2016

Case Study - Gweal Mellin Cider Company

By Adam

Nick Hill - Gweal Mellin Cider Company Nick has worked for many years in the drinks industry and has recently embarked on his own Gweal Mellin Cider Company. Set on a beautiful spot outside Constantine, it won’t be long before Nick’s trees are producing some excellent cider. ...

09/09/2016