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A new home for the Uncommon Pig

A new home for the Uncommon Pig

on Jul 10, 2013

  We’ve decided to bring our award-winning Uncommon Pigs into the Dorset Farmer website so that you can learn more about them within the context of our family farm in Stour Provost, Dorset.   We will be adding lots of pork recipes and cooking tips, some from well known and celebrity chefs who love what we do.  It’s been quite a year for The Uncommon...

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Enjoy real beef – share a beast

Enjoy real beef – share a beast

on Jul 10, 2013

We’ve just launched a brand new way to enjoy fully traceable, traditional-tasting, premium beef with our SHARE A BEAST scheme.  It’s a perfect way to share high-quality beef with family and friends, or to fill the freezer.  All you need to do is register your interest and we’ll be in touch when your 1/8 of a beast is ready. Read all about it HERE...

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Meet Cow 158 – our Girl of the Month

Meet Cow 158 – our Girl of the Month

on Jul 10, 2013

This truly is our Girl of the Month… or as she is officially known, Cow 158! Our Girl of the Month has produced 85,000 litres of milk in her lifetime – enough to make 8.5 tonnes of Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese!  She has calved every year since 2001 and at 15 years old has become very much part of our farming history.  ...

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The Dorset Farmer has arrived

The Dorset Farmer has arrived

on Jul 2, 2013

After months of planning over mugs of tea and uncommonly good bacon sandwiches,  we came up with the idea of a new website to talk about all our farming projects, our ethos, and to share with you more about our day to day life at Provost Farm… and so The Dorset Farmer was born!  You’ll find all the information you need to know about our Dairy Herd, The...

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