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Organic sheep and beef

Matson Ground Farm is made up of 420ha of land, of which about 290ha is grazing land. The farm is registered as organic and certified by Organic Farmers and Growers.

Our sheep flock is made up of 450 Swaledale ewes and 540 mule ewes. We have 40 suckler cows, mostly beef shorthorn.

All land is entered into a Countryside Stewardship Agreement with DEFRA. We have recently received funding through the RDPE-funded LEADER project for assistance in the purchase of mobile sheep handling equipment. To arrange a school visit please email us.

We produce organic store and fat lambs, and store and fat beef. For sales of stock please phone 015394 40880 or send us an email

We keep records of the weather - see  latest figures

We are members of Cumbria Organics. Please see the Cumbria Organics website for more information on Organic Farming and other local producers of organic food.

Our environmental policy (pdf download)