Annual Event

Open Farm Sunday

Lower Hewood Farm

2018 Lower Hewood Open Farm Sunday 17th June, 12 – 5pm

This year as part of our open farm event we are are honoured to host lunch by Cass Titcombe, founder and head chef of award-winning Brassica Restaurant in Beaminster. Cass has used produce in the restaurant from Lower Hewood Farm since 2014 and more recently a wide range of Southern Roots Organic vegetables, salads, fruits and flowers, grown across 2.5 acres of Lower Hewood Farm fields and polytunnels.

12.00pm Event opens with Southern Roots Organic tour of vegetable CSA

1.00 pm Lunch cooked by Cass Titcombe of Brassica Restaurant using farm produce

2.30 pm Tour of land and livestock by Will Wilding and Alexa de Ferranti

3.30 pm Tea and cake

4.00 pm Southern Roots Organic tour of vegetable CSA

5.00 pm Event ends


Previous years:

5 June 2016
Farm tour and scything event alongside the On Landscape #3 exhibition. On Landscape #3 was the third in a series of projects by Minna Kantonen, Dafna Talmor and Emma Wieslander exploring representations of landscape. The exhibition also featured renowned artist James Ravilious’ photographs. This event was programmed to coincide with Dorset Art Weeks. For more information about the On Landscape Project, visit the project page.

7 June 2015
Guided farm and garden tours with sheep shearing and a thatching demonstration. Visitors are invited to meet the sows with litters of piglets and share drinks and a barbecue on the patio. A small exhibition in the converted barn, Menagerie, displays artworks featuring animals.

8 June 2014 
In conjunction with the group exhibition ‘Farm Open’ featuring artists Jeremy Andrews, Simon Bayliss, Maria Benjamin, Anna Best, Andrea Crociani, Alexa de Ferranti, Jane Fox, David Worthington

9 June 2013
Farm films by Maria Benjamin, animal paintings by Jeremy Andrews

9–10  June 2012
Jeremy Andrews Open Studio


Photos by Hydar Dewachi