Beef farm attracts hundreds of visitors on 'Open Farm Sunday'
Beef & Lamb opened their farm gates to visitors on 'Open Farm
Sunday' (June 10th) when visitors got a chance to see the busy world
of farming up close.
well as being a fun and informative day out for all the family,
the event gave visitors an opportunity to see at first-hand all
that farmers do and the impact their work has on all our lives.
1,500 people headed to Berrow Beef & Lamb - based at Faircott
Farm in Brent Road - for the free day.
farm's Sarah Welland told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a fantastic
turnout for our second Open Farm Sunday here at Berrow Beef and
had loads of really positive feedback from visitors who found the
event both fun and informative."
added: "We're thrilled that so many people wanted to come and
see what goes on behind the scenes on a working farm - we're really
proud of what we do here and it's great to get the opportunity to
share that with so many people of all generations."
the day visitors could see cows, sheep, lambs and poultry up close.
There were also be guided tours of the farm and leading informative
nature walks in the fresh air, with tractor and trailer rides.
the lovers of tractors and farm machinery, there were also static
machines to admire and have a selfie with, plus demonstrations including
hay baling, horse shoeing a butchery demonstration and bale wrapping.
were also demonstrations of how sheep shearing is done, giving visitors
insight into how the animals are cared for.
army of volunteers helped with the event including a Butchery demonstration
from Somerset Sausage Company, Nigel Smith with Berrow Beef &
Lamb tasters on the BBQ, Eat:Burnham's Bev and Sarah on the meat
stall, a Natural England representative, BARB's team in the car
park, Friends of Berrow School selling hot & cold drinks, and
Blackmore Farm ice-cream.
event was promoted nationwide as 'LEAF Open Farm Sunday' managed
by Linking Environment And Farming.