We only got in the National papers on Easter Sunday ! Great article in the Mail on Sunday and the Daily Telegraph. Cherry juice makers Laurie Griffin & Hayley Davis and Hayley's daughter Honor can afford to sit back and relax this Easter as the glorious weather has provided a stunning crop of blossom that should ensure a bumber harvest come July. The huge orchard near Milborne St Andrew in Dorset is one of the only outdoor cherry farms in the UK. Easter Sunnyday! After Good Friday and Sizzling Saturday, Britain is set to bask in a record-breaking 81F scorcher....
As easy as picking cherries… An outdoor cherry farm is celebrating a bumper crop in this year's heatwave - making up for the previous year when the delicate fruit was wiped out by bad weather. Businesswomen Hayley Davis and Laurie Griffin harvest six different varieties from 5,000 trees on farmer John Hawkins farm in Dorset, and the hot summer has provided perfect conditions to ripen a record harvest. Falconer Mike Coleman has even been brought in to provide aerial protection to the tasty crop as the delicious berries are as popular with birds as with the Great British public.
We put our heart and soul in our business by supporting Dorset farmers and producers. We supply and deliver to the rest of the UK and abroad with delicious Dorset hampers and gift packs, which if local we hand deliver ourselves as nothing beats seeing the smile on people's faces when they receive their unexpected gifts. Holidaymakers enjoy coming to Dorset and having the opportunity to sample local Dorset produce including fresh food and drink welcome packs, which we deliver ready and waiting for their arrival.
Our vintage wagon and bars (Cherry Bars) also offers local drinks and snacks serving at public and private events.
We also support a local cherry farmer in that we have taken over production and distribution and are working on cherry juices plus other exciting products that we will be bringing to market very soon.
We have a passion for all things local and we believe supporting others will help our county.
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