We are delighted to announce plans are now at an advanced stage to re-introduce our Pertwood Organic Fruit & Seeds Muesli.
We are increasing the pack size to 1kg (from 650gm) responding to requests from customers. The recyclable pack has been simplified and the
muesli is now contained in a fully biodegradable inner bag, so no more plastic!
Watch our website for the latest news of when you will be able to buy our muesli online, or if you are in the area, you are welcome to visit
Pertwood is made up of 2,600 organic acres, growing cereals, raising sheep and encouraging wildlife to flourish.
Tucked into the south west corner of Wiltshire is our rolling organic farm that spreads
across 2,600 acres. Set upon ancient chalk downland, Pertwood was purely a sheep
farm until like many farms, the outbreak of WWII brought the need to plough up more land for food.
Since then Pertwood has operated a classic mixed organic farming programme of grains, legumes, and grass leys
grazed by sheep and beef cattle.
At Pertwood, we are passionate about caring for wildlife and our fragile environment. For more than thirty years we have been chemical-free and pledge to stay that way. Naturally, we think this is the best way to farm!
A haven for all sorts of species
At Pertwood we are proud of our success in attracting a vast variety of species, all of whom are safe in our environment:
birds, mammals, butterflies, insects, they all thrive in and on our ancient Wiltshire down lands. We employ a consulting
entomologist and our research into insect life and micro-organisms is continuing as we believe that is essence of soil health.
The RSPB recognise the importance of our habitat and farming methods and hold us up as an example what can be achieved, using
chemical-free, sympathetic farming techniques. Corn buntings, in decline in most areas of the UK are thriving on our farm.
Read Nick Mann's blog post concerning wildlife at Pertwood here.
Roe deer take advantage of the grassy stubbles, and the lack of predators, to graze in the open around the farm.
Organic works - we've proved it
We have been an organic farm for more than thirty years. We mainly grow oats, barley and rye and next year, we plan to grow wheat.
Our yields are consistently competitive with many agri-chemical farms, plus we have the bonus of lower input costs and we are
rewarded by healthier soil together with the satisfaction that we are preserving the environment for future generations.
Fact: Pertwood is one of the oldest organic farms in the UK.
Colourful fields of dreams
At Lower Pertwood Farm we are well known for our long standing organic principles, our wildlife friendly farming practices and, increasingly,
for the flowers we plant along the A350 for the enjoyment of the public, and to provide shelter and food for a variety of creatures.
Our sunflowers did great this summer flowering constantly for around 6 weeks despite the drought.
Lower Pertwood OrganIc Farm