Our produce

we grow over 30 different kinds of fruit, vegetables and flowers at rectory farm

our produce

find our more about what we grow

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Artichokes

Artichokes

Available: Coming back soon

Cook our beautiful globe artichokes in boiling water and serve with melted butter and cracked black pepper. Read more

Asparagus

Asparagus

Available: Back in 2025

Finishing soon! The English asparagus season traditionally runs from St George's Day until Midsummer. Read more

Blackberries

Blackberries

Available: PYO open now

Enjoy the first taste of Silvan variety blackberries in mid-July. Perfect eaten fresh or made into blackberry jam. Read more

Blackcurrants

Blackcurrants

Available: PYO open now

Our blackcurrants are best picked in mid-July: eat them fresh or turn into a beautiful jam for your toast or porridge. Read more

Broad Beans

Broad Beans

Available: PYO open now

Pick our summer broad beans from June till August: eat them raw, blanched, in a risotto, a pesto, a soup or a salad. Read more

Courgettes

Courgettes

Available: coming soon

Ambassador courgettes - a dark green small variety - will be available to pick from the fields from early July every summer. Read more

Gladioli

Gladioli

Available: PYO open now

Just a few stems of colourful gladioli will make a bold statement in the home or given as a gift. Read more

Gooseberries

Gooseberries

Available: PYO open now

Delicious and sharp, our Invicta gooseberries are just perfect for making into jams and puddings. Read more

Gourds

Gourds

Available: Early October

Farm-grown gourds for cooking and home decor, from grey-blue Crown Prince squash to sweet and nutty uchiki kuri. Read more

Green Beans

Green Beans

Available: coming soon

Green beans are a delicious summer vegetable, find them in the veg patch for pick your own. Read more

Pinks

Pinks

Available: PYO open now

These dainty frilled flowers grow in an array of shades of pink and white and smell absolutely divine! Read more

Potatoes

Potatoes

Available: Back in August

Sacks of our Saxon, Jelly and Mozart potatoes are available in the farm shop from the autumn. Read more

Pumpkins

Pumpkins

Available: Early October

Our pumpkins are ready to pick in October, with a big pumpkin picking festival as the main event. Tickets on sale NOW. Read more

Raspberries

Raspberries

Available: PYO open now

Pick your own raspberries from June: perfect for eating on the day or freezing to eat all year round. Read more

Redcurrants

Redcurrants

Available: PYO open now

Our tart and jewel-like redcurrants are ready at the end of June and can be picked until August. Read more

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Available: Back in 2025

Our 'Ruby Red' variety rhubarb is vibrant and sweet, and typically ready to pick from mid-April to mid-June. Read more

Strawberries

Strawberries

Available: PYO open now

Our strawberry season runs mid-May to September. Perfect for smoothies, ice creams, puddings & jam! Read more

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Available: August

Our beautiful sunflower walk opens in late summer for flower picking and memory-making photo opportunities. Read more

Sweetcorn

Sweetcorn

Available: August

Sweetcorn tastes the best when picked and eaten on the same day - you can pick yours here from late summer into early autumn. Read more

A carrot recipe here? Or what to do with leftover pumpkin etc?

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Did you know Artichokes can grow to 4367 feet tall

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PYO

The Rectory Farm picking season runs from April - October, starting with asparagus and finishing with pumpkins. 

Our strawberries ripen up at the start of May and finish into September. Check out our PYO page to see what's in season when, and for lots of recipe ideas.

Plan your visit

Enjoy a day out at Rectory Farm picking all your favourite fruit and vegetables to take home and enjoy. Remember to bring your own punnets and carrier bags to help us reduce plastic use.

Visit the shop from March - December to stock up on kitchen essentials and all our ready-picked fruit and vegetables if you’re short on time.

rectory farm cafe

Join us for coffee and locally baked pastries, a pot of tea and a slice of homemade cake or a cool ice-cream topped with a flake. 

We have both indoor seating and outdoor seating (covered and uncovered) and plenty of space for families and groups to gather and catch up over good food and drink.