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Our Environment

When we became custodians of the site at Birchington, alongside our glasshouses we wanted to include specific areas for grassland and wild flowers, protecting wildlife that had been here much longer than we had.

We have restored around 16 hectares to Kentish chalk grassland to aid the establishment of butterflies and other animals. We have planted over 120 sqm of native wild flowers, including 3 types of orchid and over 15,000 trees and shrubs.

Regular bird, bee and butterfly surveys confirm we’re managing the site for their benefit and chart our positive progress.

We are very proud to have achieved LEAF marque certification, a great endorsement of our approach to our environmental responsibilities and integrated farm management.

Latest News

Thanet Earth donate to the Moroccan Earthquake Appeal

30 October 2023

Many of you would have seen the devastating news of the earthquake that hit Morocco on the 8 September 2023

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Charity Abseil to raise funds for Porchlight Charity

30 August 2023

On Friday 18 August 2023, our charity abseil down the Arcelor Mittal Orbit structure to raise funds for Porchlight

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Farm to Fork Summit at No 10 Downing Street

30 June 2023

On Tuesday 16 May 2023, Chris Butler, MD of Thanet Earth attended the Farm to Fork Summit at No 10 Downing Street

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