Issue 6 on sale from 12 June 2008


Some of us may dream of having a farm in the country, but is it so simple? Elaine Everest talks to Chegworth Valley Farm's David Demes about his fruity vision

"How often have you wished you could uproot your family and escape to the country? David Demes did just that 24 years ago, and now produces organic fruit juices from his farm in Kent. Formerly the owner of several newsagents in Ealing, west London, David was no stranger to working long hours, seven days a week. And when Chegworth Valley Farm came on the market, he and wife Linda were more than ready for the challenge of turning it into a successful fruit producing farm."

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