Our chicks have landed!

Christmas may be the last thing on your mind in the middle of Summer, but here at Morton’s Family Farm, our Christmas journey is just beginning.  Our turkey chicks arrived last week, ready to be reared for 25 weeks ahead of Christmas. They are mainly Norfolk Bronze with 100 Norfolk Black/Norfolk Bronze chicks – a […]

The History of Smoked Meats

We have been working hard behind-the-scenes on some new smoked products for you from our farm smokehouse. We will soon be releasing ready to eat chicken breasts, delicately smoked over beechwood chips for a complex and rich flavour, and then seasoned with a variety of different flavours such as craft ale, lemon pepper and Indian […]

Why Regenerative Agriculture is the Future of Farming

The concept of Regenerative Agriculture has led to some passionate debates recently amongst farmers and biologists. For some, it is being hailed a solution to climate change and global warming, whilst others are more sceptical. What is Regenerative Agriculture?  Regenerative Agriculture is a way for farmers to make a positive impact on the environment. Regenerative […]

Planning A Christmas Feast For All Party Sizes

The clocks have changed, and the nights are drawing in, which means it’s definitely time to start thinking about the festive season. And, while Christmas is likely to look a little different for us all, there are still lots of ways to bring festive cheer to the table. Here at Morton’s, we have been gearing […]

Our cockerel wins ‘Best Poultry’ in the Great British Food Awards!

We are delighted to have won the award for ‘Best Poultry’ in the Great British Food Awards for our free-range cockerel! The Great British Food Awards showcases the finest artisan food and drink from across the UK, and this year’s poultry category was judged by acclaimed chef Asma Khan. Asma said: ‘the cockerel was incredibly […]

Our turkeys are now 10 weeks old!

It has been 10 weeks since our turkey chicks arrived at the farm, ready for their 25-week rearing process. Since then, they have moved from their indoor home to roam freely outdoors, exploring the large open spaces and rolling pastures of the farm. They have access to as much food and as many naked oats […]

In Conversation with… Tracy Worcester from Farms Not Factories

Farms Not Factories founded by Tracy Worcester is the campaign to end factory farming. We caught up with Tracy to learn more about the campaign, and how consumers purchasing higher quality meat can make a huge impact. Can you give us a brief overview of the organisation and how it was started? Farms not Factories […]

The Impact of Covid-19 on Farming and the Food Chain

Covid-19 has had devastating effects on almost all industries, but few have had to adapt their entire business models like the food industry. In the past couple of months we’ve seen drastic changes to consumer behaviour when it comes to how they eat, from no longer dining out at pubs and restaurants, panic buying at […]

Christmas turkey ideas for a smaller family

Looking for small Christmas dinners ideas or Christmas dinner ideas for two? We have a few centrepiece alternatives to a whole turkey to suit smaller Christmas dinner plans! Make no mistake, Christmas this year is a little unusual, to say the least. But that doesn’t mean we can’t all make the best of it and keep some of […]