Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 4

Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 4

As the harvest season has come to an end, we have taken the time to reflect as a team. The weather could not have been more unkind this year; high winds continued into flowering, 21 days of frost and prolonged cold weather, which extended the flowering period. These...
BLACKCURRANT DAY

BLACKCURRANT DAY

We might have mentioned that we’re a little bonkers about berries, and so it should undoubtedly come as no surprise that this year we were delighted to be celebrating the first-ever, #BlackcurrantDay! We celebrated the momentous day earlier this month on 15th July,...
Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 3

Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 3

Here at my blackcurrant farm in Norfolk, we’ve been having a lot of wet and windy conditions over the last few weeks, which has definitely brought in additional challenges for us. We have had so much rain on the farm that we have only had the irrigators out once – but...
Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 2

Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 2

This April, we were greeted with warmer temperatures, blue skies and unfortunately, some rather cold evenings. Despite this, I have been thrilled to see some of the tiny purple flowers opening up on my blackcurrant bushes, meaning that we are one step closer to the...
Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 1

Rosie’s Diary 2021: Part 1

Hi there! Most of you will already know me, but for those of you who don’t, let me reintroduce myself… I’m Rosie, a second-generation blackcurrant grower from Norfolk, and I’m excited to see what this new season will bring. I love working on my farm, where...