Plump Hill Farm is a family run agricultural smallholding in the Forest of Dean run by husband and wife Stuart and Deb Blackmore, a smallholding borne out of a dream for self-sufficiency, concerns about the decreasing numbers of heritage breeds and a desire to return to traditional farming practices.

For years we had become increasingly disillusioned with the conditions in which a growing number of livestock were housed in some farming sectors and moreover we were sickened by the behaviour of some retailers by the manner in which raw produce was treated in order to make the product more visually attractive to the consumer.

Sadly much of the produce we see in the supermarkets is not what we believe it to be.  Produce labelled from fake farms to fool us into believing the product has been ethically sourced.  Produce pertaining to be pedigree but which is nothing of the sort.  Produce which is labelled as being produced in the UK, but look carefully and you will see that the produce is simply packaged in the UK. The list goes on…