Growing such high quality fruit isn’t an easy task and these berries and cherries need a lot of care and attention. The man for the job is Ed Turner, who very recently joined the team at Lower Hope Farms as Fruit Growing Assistant this January. Here is all you need to know about Ed:
Name: Ed Turner
Where are you from?: Pembridge, Herefordshire
Interests: Herefordshire Young Farmers, Hockey, Country Sports
- Graduated with a degree in Agriculture with Countryside Management from Aberystwyth University
- Worked on a potato farm in Canterbury New Zealand for 1 year.
- Back on UK soil Ed set to work on an arable and chicken farm and started his own cherry growing project.
- He then became Assistant Manager of an arable and potato farm in Shropshire.
- 2017 started here at Lower Hope Farms!
Favourite Fruit: Cherries – Of course!