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Open Farm Sunday

We had an amazing time at Open Farm Sunday! We had so many visitors, we could barely keep up but everyone said what a wonderful time they'd had. Be sure to look at our events page to see our next great...

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Meet Martin, the new butcher!

Betty's Farm would like to introduce Martin, our new butcher. Originally from the Czech Republic, Martin joins us from White Peak Farm Butchery and brings with him 15 years of experience in the trade. Martin is skilled in all aspects of butchery and is renowned...

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Spot the Duck!

    We had a great time at our Spot the Duck walk for the National Forest Walking Festival! We had a walk through the fields to find all the ducks and on the way we saw the goats, Elliot the llama, our lambs and ewes and (of course!) plenty of chickens! If you...

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Sunday Night Surprise!

Well, we had a lovely Sunday morning surprise today! When we went into the poly tunnel, we found 2 lambs that had been born over night. That's about 4 weeks after everyone else! Hopefully, in a few days, they'll be able to go into the field with the others to begin...

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Betty’s new chalkboards!

Come and doodle all over our new chalk boards! Why not draw what you've seen during your visit at Betty's Farm? We've already drawn a hen, an egg and a lamb, but they're not very good so they need covering with all your beautiful artwork! Just ask in the shop for a...

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Happy Birthday Emie!

Everyone at Betty's Farm would like to wish Emie a happy 8th birthday! She had her birthday party here at Betty's Farm today and had a great time with all her friends. We stroked and petted Boris the rabbit and Bill & Ben the guinea pigs and then we went out into...

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Competition Time!

To celebrate May Day, we've got a great Facebook competition! All you have to do is follow the link below, like the post and comment with someone you'd like to invite round to a barbeque! On Monday 2nd May, we'll randomly select the winner of our BBQ pack, worth £20!...

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April Betty’s Buddies!

We had our April Betty's Buddies session! Thank you to everyone who came! All the children loved learning about where eggs come from and how we grade our eggs into standard, big and jumbo. They even got to collect 6 eggs to take home. Our next Betty's Buddies session...

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Exciting Announcement!

We're very excited to announce that Betty's Buddies is going to start taking place on the last Thursday of each month! We've got an exciting schedule planned for each month with some colouring along with a farm based activity, such as brushing the horses, collecting...

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Special Offer!

To say thank you to all of our lovely customers who read the blog posts every week, we're offering you a special offer! Just print this blog post out and present it in the shop by 18th April to get 10% off! Alternatively if you don't have a printer, just quote BFS001...

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Easter Eggs-Travaganza!

We had such an amazing time at our Easter event! Still can't believe how many people came to enjoy our lovely morning out! We put some of our orphan lambs in a pen so that the children could pet them and even feed them! We even had the lovely Hazel who came with some...

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Swadlincote Lung Support Group

Tamara visited Swadlincote Lung Support Group where she gave them a talk about Betty's Farm, including how it all started, our animals and the farm.  They were treated to a stall of our shop and butchery products to purchase at the end....

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