Fellows visit to Low Sizergh Barn, Kendal

Fellowship Event

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Low Sizergh Farm, Kendal, LA8 8AE

  • Enterprise
  • Sustainability
  • Environment
  • Fellowship
  • Fellowship in Action

Alison Park FRSA invites Fellows to an afternoon at Low Sizergh Barn, Kendal.

Cumbria is home to some of Britain’s oldest farms and agricultural traditions, and records show that there has been a farm on the Low Sizergh site since the 13th century. Once the home farm of Sizergh Castle, providing food for the Strickland family estate, the farm now sends many thousands of litres of milk to Kendal to be made into desserts and yogurt, some to a local ice cream maker and to a Lancashire cheesemaker to be made into Kendal Creamy cheese.

341 acres in total, Low Sizergh Farm is home to 170 red, brown, black and white cows (it’s a cross bred herd of Holsteins, Swedish Red and Montbeliards), 700 hens, and a flock of 200 Swaledale and Mule sheep. The farm has always been working proof that good practice can lead to excellent productivity and enhanced animal welfare.

The event will start at 12:00pm with a light lunch and hot drinks provided and of course an opportunity to meet and connect with other FRSAs. After lunch there will be a tour of the farm led by Alison Park.   

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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