Kent Messenger Maidstone

Farms open gates to the public


FARM gates across the country are being opened to the public next month.

As part of Open Farm Sunday, farmers will be inviting the public to visit their businesses and see how their food is grown.

The annual event is organised by Linking Environmen­t And Farming, to help promote the industry that employs 3.5m people across the country. It takes place on Sunday, June 9.

Details of participat­ing farms can be found at farmsunday Farms taking part include: Roundoak Farm, Heniker Lane, Sutton Valence (see www.roundoak-hebridean.;

Princess Christian’s Farm, Riding Lane, Hildenboro­ugh (phone 01732 838408);

Biddenden Vineyards, Gribble Bridge Lane, Biddenden (see www.biddendenv­ineyards. com);

Honour Farm, St Michaels, Tenterden (phone 01580 762395):

Park Farm, Water Lane; Hawkhurst (phone 01580 753274).

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