Tangmere celebrates British Food Fortnight

Tangmere celebrates British Food Fortnight

What is British Food Fortnight? As summer ends, it's time to look forward to autumn and celebrate the best of British. Held at the same time as harvest festival ‘British Food Fortnight’ runs from 17 September to 2 October and is the biggest national celebration of food and drink. Since 2002, this flagship event from organisers ‘Love British Food’ seeks to help promote British… read more

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Supporting Farm 24 on 18th August

Supporting Farm 24 on 18th August

On the 18th of August, we’re excited to be taking part in the social media campaign '24 Hours in Farming' being organised by the Farmers Guardian. What is Farm 24? The aim of the event is to showcase 24 hours of farming in the UK and encourage people from all over the industry to share what they are doing throughout the day with a live feed of pictures, videos, Facebook posts and tweets.… read more

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Engaging kids with food and farming

Engaging kids with food and farming

Connect with the Countryside is a fun, educational day which offers pupils the opportunity to discover more about where their food comes from, farming, the countryside and the environment. On the day, The South of England Showground is transformed into 4 learning zones, where livestock, farm machinery, wildlife and locally produced food are all on display to be explored and enjoyed. A diverse range… read more

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Open Farm Sunday 2016 - Second year success

Open Farm Sunday 2016 - Second year success

We welcomed nearly 1,200 visitors through our gates for a glorious sun-filled Open Farm Sunday on 5 June. This year, we had a tremendous 40% increase in visitors compared to our first year in 2014. So, you could say the ‘buzz’ around Open Farm Sunday is getting louder. In fact, according to figures from organisers LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) around 400 farms opened across Britain… read more

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Students, staff and the RHS join forces in biodiversity project

Students, staff and the RHS join forces in biodiversity project

We’re excited to announce that Tangmere Airfield Nurseries has teamed up with The Royal Horticultural Society in a pilot scheme to help students engage in learning within the context of the horticulture industry. As members of the West Sussex Growers’ Association, Tangmere met with the RHS and local secondary school teachers to share available resources that could be utilised for learning… read more

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Join us for Open Farm Sunday 2016

Join us for Open Farm Sunday 2016

There’s no better way to learn about British farming and food than visiting a farm for Open Farm Sunday. This year Tangmere Airfield Nurseries will once again open their gates for what promises to be an informative and enjoyable day for visitors of all ages with lots to see and do. When: Sunday 5 June Where: Tangmere Airfield Nurseries, The Old Airfield, City Fields Way, Tangmere Chichester,… read more

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