Ragmans Lane Market Garden

The farm is home to Ragmans Lane Market Garden, a small and thriving veg-growing business, now in its fourth season.

The market garden is run by Jon, ably assisted by Charlie, Kirstin and a revolving cast of wwoofers. We rent 2 small fields and 3 polytunnels from the farm, where we grow and harvest a wide range of succulent fresh organic veg. Our salad mix is a particular speciality, featuring a colourful array of succulent seasonal leaves, herbs and flowers.

We try to minimise mechanical cultivation, and use growing techniques aimed at protecting the soil and the wonderful array of life within it. We believe that Britain needs more small-scale veg growers serving local communities, and are constantly seeking to refine our growing system to demonstrate that viable livelihoods can be made off tiny acreages.

We sell our produce to local shops, including Field Fayre in Ross-on-Wye, Handley Organics in Ledbury and the Ruardean village shop, as well as to local restaurants. Our produce is also available for local residents to buy directly through the innovative Dean Forest Food Hub website deanforestfoodhub.org.uk

if you are interested in visiting or volunteering with us, or simply finding out more about what we do, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

E-mail: ragmanslanemarketgarden@gmail.com

Phone: 07503217680 (Jon)

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