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1000 Mouths 2019 – Gallery

1000 Mouths What an incredible weekend of feasts and festivities on the farm! Thank you so much to everyone involved and thanks to Adam Sargent and Ross Talling for capturing the wonderful memories shown here in our gallery!

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1000 Mouths Charity: Cool Earth

Based in Penryn, Cornwall, Cool Earth has spent the last 12 years working with rainforest communities to stop deforestation and its impact on climate change – putting local people back in control of their forest. With our 1000 Mouths festival raising funds for the non-profit – as well as Cornwall Wildlife Trust – we caught […]

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1000 Mouths Charity: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

In 1999, farms were growing – fast. And they weren’t just getting bigger; they were becoming more intensive in their methods too. Here at Nancarrow, we decided to tread a different path, adopting a more ecological approach to the way we farmed. Skip forward 20 years, and those principles are more important to us than […]

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Exclusive Nancarrow Soap

In the true spirit of nose to tail and ensuring that absolutely nothing from our 1000 Mouths bullock goes to waste, we have teamed up with our friends at Hog & Tallow who are going to take the excess waste fat and using traditional methods turn it into our very own soap! Along with the […]

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Wild Wine School

Next spring we are really excited to have our good friend Debbie from Wild Wine Club launch her new Wild Wine School, taking wine education out of the traditional classroom & into the wild here on the farm! We are delighted for Debbie as Wild Wine School is now an accredited program provider for the […]

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Courgette Blossom, Cornish Crab, Ricotta, Fig Leaf Oil

So far July has provided us with plenty of lovely sunshine & warm balmy evenings. Summer was in full swing as we enjoyed 3 really special evenings for our Midsummer Feasts. We managed to dine al fresco in our sunshine speckled courtyard & enjoyed summer fare, straight from the farm & kitchen garden with our […]

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Elderflower Liqueur

Right now Elderflower is in full bloom in the hedgerows all over the farm. Yesterday morning the team were out picking and we’ll soon have homemade Cordial, Fizz and Liquer to serve at the bar. Our queen of the tipples Eavan has put together a recipe for Elderflower Liqueur & our much loved Elderflower Spritz […]

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Midsummer on the farm

We’ve been longing for some rain for week’s now and this week its finally arrived in buckets! Our deep-rooted herbal leys have stood up well in the early summer drought, but the newly sown seeds can finally get going to all our relief. Suddenly there are weeds everywhere! With only 3 cows left to calve, […]

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1000 Mouths is back for 2019! Win tickets!

Help us celebrate 20 years of organic farming with a weekend of feasts and festivities this October. Over the course of the weekend of 4th-6thOctober, we’ll be welcoming 1000 guests to the farm for a festival of traditional crafts, activities, music and of course, food. We’ll be serving street food from our woodfired courtyard kitchens […]

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Planting our ‘Rocket Garden’

With so much going on we didn’t really have time to sow seeds for our kitchen garden this season, so we turned to our friends at Rocket Gardens based near Helston for some of their brilliant organic veg plug plants. The team at Rocket Gardens sow and grow thousands and thousands of seedlings in their polytunnels, and […]

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From the larder…

With the final days of the wild garlic season approaching, we are in the process of stocking the larder with our own wild garlic capers. Now that the flowers have died back and the seed head is left we gather the seeds, picking them individually which is a nightmare job! We generously salt them using […]

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Notes from Nancarrow – May 2019

A dry spring and many hands on deck has meant that things are looking pretty decent on the farm as the summer arrives on a cool breeze. Our ewes and their lambs are settling in well at the top of the hill. Meanwhile, the cattle remain in the valley where they love to shelter under […]

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