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An Interesting Day At H and RH Escargots The Snail Farm at Brogdale Farm, Faversham

Today we paid a visit to local snail farm, H and RH Escargots to see their farm and discuss how we can create links with their wonderful business. Anyone for fresh Helix aspersa maxima cooked in wild garlic and herbs?

We sallied forth this morning in the Badger Bushcraft Land Rover Defender still covered in the remnants of last evening’s rain. The ground here in our little corner of Kent is parched and the fields, crops, plants and trees have received a well deserved drink to quench their thirst in this the hottest and most arrid Spring I can remember.

We travelled from Badger HQ to Brogdale Farm near Faversham to meet Helen Howard the proprietor of H and RH Escargots, to view and learn about the snails and discuss future business opportunities. Edible Snail Helix aspersa maxima

Helen runs a fascinating operation and showed us snails at various stages in their lifecycle. It was such an amazing experience to see these creatures feeding through the Perspex lid of their container.

Like Badger Bushcraft Helen’s H and RH Escargots are also an Affiliated Learning Destination for Kent Children’s University and she has meticulously planned a host of curriculum links to deliver a unique learning experience.

We look forward to forging further links with R and RH Escargots and hope to be using their product in some of our future planned Wild Food Courses.

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Edible snails at Brogdale Farm Faversham Kent


#1 Helen Howard 2011-05-08 09:00
Hi Phil

It was good to see you at Slow Summer Snail Farm. Do come along to our re-opening celebration on 28th May for Kent's First Snail Festival 10.30 - 3.30 and try snails cooked Spanish style with local ingredients.

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