Welcome to Cumbria Organics

Please read this update on the group.

We are a network of people who are interested in organic production in and around Cumbria: farmers, growers, processors, retailers and consumers. We have around 40 members and are involved in various aspects of education, promotion and organic production.

Below you can find information about our producers, where they are, what they produce or offer, and how you can get in touch with them.

Please look at the news page for our latest news, events or articles we’ve written or shared.

You can contact individual suppliers through their profile page below, or for general enquiries please use the form on the contact page.

If you are looking for a particular product, producer, location or service / facility (e.g. education), try using the search form at the bottom of the page.

Askerton Castle Estate

Askerton is a SA organic livestock farm specialising in native hardy breeds in the wild countryside near Hadrian’s Wall in North East Cumbria. Much of the farm is in Higher Level Stewardship and is an area of outstanding beauty. Visitors are always welcome. Animal health and welfare is paramount as is wildlife conservation and a … Continue reading Askerton Castle Estate

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Growing Well

Growing Well is an community focused organic growing and training business. Located at Low Sizergh Farm just outside Kendal in South Cumbria. We grow a wide range of seasonal vegetable and salad crops on our ten acre site. This is sold to local people through our Cropshare Scheme and to local food outlets including Low … Continue reading Growing Well

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Hawkrigg Farm is located in the Lune Valley three miles from Kirkby Lonsdale and nine miles from Kendal. The farm is registered organic with the Soil Association. Two brothers farm Hawkrigg Kevin & Gareth Cowin and their partners. We produce organic milk, lamb and beef. Forty cross bred cows are milked twice a day in … Continue reading Hawkrigg

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The Croft

The Croft is a small organic farm in the village of Houghton (north of Carlisle) with an additional 28 hectares beside the river Eden near Armathwaite. A pedigree herd of traditional Longhorn cattle and a small flock of Mule ewes producing cross-bred Suffolk lambs are raised on organic principles. Lamb and beef are sold direct … Continue reading The Croft

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Slack House Farm

Slack House Farm is the home of the Birdoswald Cheese Dairy, a shop, cafe and visitor’s centre in the Scypen (shippen). It is a 45 ha organic dairy farm where the Daisylee herd of pedigree Ayshire cows produce milk from clover and herb-rich pastures. This quality fresh milk is used to make Birdoswald, a hand-crafted, … Continue reading Slack House Farm

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We are a family dairy farm, with a herd of Dairy Shorthorns. We usuallly have organic stock to sell and welcome enquiries and the chance to talk about our cows. We are able to welcome school parties, who can experience the dairy farm and also take advantage of our woodland and pond. Visits are planned … Continue reading Strickley

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Eva’s Organics

We grow organic fruit and vegetables in our polytunnels at Low Luckens including leafy salads, tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans soft fruit and many more. We also grow organic apples, pears, plums and cherries at our orchard at Houghton near Carlisle, and we have recently planted a new organic apple orchard at Low Luckens. We maintain … Continue reading Eva’s Organics

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