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27 July 2018

Thanks go to Booth’s Supermarket who had the idea of entering our cream and cottage cheese at the International Cheese and Dairy Show held at Nantwich last week. 

This is said to be the...

FROM THE DAIRY

Posted on: 27 July 2018

Thanks go to Booth’s Supermarket who had the idea of entering our cream and cottage cheese at the International Cheese and Dairy Show held at...

Posted on: 18 May 2018

Keep your eyes peeled for our new Yorkshire Cream Cheese pots hitting the shelves from June. 

Longley Farm dairy products have been made in...

Posted on: 16 May 2018

We finally say good-bye to the last of our Polish workers. Wojciech Pilarczyk came over to the UK in July 2006 and worked with us for twelve very...

Posted on: 21 December 2017

Meet some of our most local farmers. We wouldn't be anywhere without them! 

Who: John...

Posted on: 21 December 2017

My Kingdom for a Cheesecake

Sophie Grigson

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Posted on: 11 October 2017

It is our tenth anniversary in Uruguay and we are celebrating in the typical Uruguayan fashion; with Patricia (...

Posted on: 26 July 2017

It's always a pleasure to be in The Great Yorkshire Show, and this you was no different. 

All our...

Posted on: 26 July 2017

Our Jersey Extra Rich Cream is frequently awarded at the Great Yorkshire Show. In 2017 it was for its golden hue.

Did you...

Posted on: 17 July 2017

Did you know you can get your Longley Farm fix while on holiday as well? While some of you may know that the French have a penchant for our...

Posted on: 20 March 2017

Have you heard of Joe Wicks? The man most commonly known as 'the body coach' and responsible for Lean in 15, the most popular cooking book in UK...

Posted on: 19 December 2016

There have been two new silos installed in the dairy just in time for Christmas! These are the first of six new silos that are...

Posted on: 10 November 2016

The process of natural fermentation precedes written history. Yogurt,...

Posted on: 12 August 2016

Vanilla, Strawberry and Caramel did us proud at the Emley Show this year! All the training paid off and they scooped up 1st, 3rd and 6th place in...

Posted on: 19 July 2016

Say hello to Strawberry, Vanilla and Caramel!

These are 3 of our lovely Jersey cows, who will be entering the ...

Posted on: 15 July 2016

2016 was another great year for Longley Farm at the Great Yorkshire Show as we were once again delighted to take home a whole...

Posted on: 30 June 2016

Longley Farm is in many ways a rare breed (ask anyone who works here and they will tell you we have our quirks!). We like to...

Posted on: 30 September 2015

The new wind turbine is now up and running just in time for the September FiT deadline of 23rd September 2015. Due to some contractual issues, the...

Posted on: 08 September 2015

There's been a lot of unhappy news around the milk market lately, with dairy farmers being particularly squeezed by the global crash in milk...

Posted on: 04 August 2015

As well as competing at the Great Yorkshire Show, this year we also got invited by Asda to come and sample some of our products. We decided to...

Posted on: 27 July 2015

Longley Farm products have gone down well with the judges at the Great Yorkshire Show for many years now, and this year was no different, as we...

Posted on: 29 May 2015

We are very lucky that our dairy is situated in what (we think) is one of the most beautiful corners of the world...

Posted on: 18 May 2015

At Longley Farm we believe that the key to great products is the ingredients, and a big part of this is starting off with great quality milk....

Posted on: 15 May 2015

After being a feature on the local landscape since 1986, our faithful old wind turbine has finally been dismantled and removed to make way for the...

Posted on: 28 April 2015

Longley Farm has been featured in local paper The Examiner, in a story about our new Harrison Lathe.

At Longley Farm, technology and...

Posted on: 24 April 2015

...and that means our lovely cows are back enjoying the sunshine and the lush green grass on the Holmfirth hills around the dairy. 

We hope...

Posted on: 07 January 2015

Longley Farm has long been at the forefront of green energy since commissioning England's first commercial wind turbine back in 1986. After years...

Posted on: 26 November 2014

People with Sky TV might be interested in watching the Longley Farm sponsored film 'Ploughing and the Stars' which premieres on...

Posted on: 06 September 2014

Longley Farm had another successful year at the Great Yorkshire Show 2014. The Great Yorkshire Show celebrates the agricultural heritage of the...

Posted on: 26 April 2014

On view at Longley's Ice Cream and Coffee Shop is an excellent example of the work of local artist, Richard Gee.

In Richard's own words: "...

Posted on: 15 March 2014

There were definitely Hinchliffes at Longley from the 17th Century and possibly even before. The Hinchliffe name, along with its many variants, is...

Posted on: 24 February 2014

Longley Farm was a pioneer in the use of wind power and in 1986 put up the first commercial wind turbine in England. At the time there were a lot...

Posted on: 24 February 2014

It is certain that some gases, such as CFCs from refrigerators, deplete the ozone layer and allow the passage of harmful ultra-violet rays. There...

IN THE COMMUNITY

Posted on: 18 May 2018

Longley Farm has long been a supporter of the Honley Agricultural Show, and we are continuing to support this fantastic event in 2018. The popular...

Posted on: 21 August 2017

It's that time of year again! Applications are now open for another round of grants from the Longley Farm Farm Fund,...

Posted on: 13 March 2017

A new fund, The Bright Green...

Posted on: 14 December 2016

It's that time of year again, when we get together to give out grants from the Longley Farm One Commmunity Fund. This year was a...

Posted on: 02 August 2016

Applications have now opened up for the 2016 round of grants from the Longley Farm Farm Fund, a fund we set up in 2010 as a way to better manage...

Posted on: 01 June 2016

It's that Honley Show time of year again - Saturday June 11th and once again Longley Farm are...

Posted on: 21 December 2015

Recently Lightcliffe Academy got in touch to ask if we could help them with a charity hamper project, by providing some empty...

Posted on: 21 December 2015

On Wednesday 2nd December, local groups once again got together at Brambles in Holmfirth, to receive grants from the Longley Farm One Community...

Posted on: 29 October 2015

As part of the 2014 Holmfirth Arts Festival, Longley Farm sponsored the fantastic clarinetist Arun Ghosh. Now he's back in the local area, most...

Posted on: 30 September 2015

This year we were proud to sponsor the 10th Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival which took place on the 26th and 27th September 2015.

On a...

Posted on: 23 June 2015

Applications are now open for the next round of grants from the Longley Farm Farm Fund, a fund we set up in 2010 as a way to better manage our...

Posted on: 18 June 2015

This year we were very excited to be involved in the Honley Show, not only as a sponsor of the refreshment tent but also by bringing along two of...

Posted on: 20 May 2015

In April we had a visit from Huddersfield University...

Posted on: 13 May 2015

Longley Farm has teamed up with local artist Doctor Simpo to create an animated mooovie all about Calamity Cow and her friends at Longley Farm....

Posted on: 30 April 2015

In 2014 Huddersfield and District Woodturners received a grant for £500 from the...

Posted on: 14 April 2015

Longley Farm is delighted to once again be sponsoring the Honley Show. Now in its 93rd year, preparations are already underway and this year's...

Posted on: 13 April 2015

The film will be screened at 2pm at the Adult Education Centre in Holmfirth, on Sunday 17th May and entry is free!

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Posted on: 02 April 2015

In March we had a visit from class 3 from Hepworth J & I, a local school which has close family ties with Longley Farm, as part of their...

Posted on: 24 March 2015

Longley Farm has teamed up with Doctor Simpo to create an animation called 'Calamity Cow' which will premier at the Holmfirth Film Festival in May...

Posted on: 17 March 2015

We have now agreed a partnership with HoTT to replace our existing, life expired, wind turbine at Longley with a new 400kw turbine to be owned by...

Posted on: 28 February 2014

Longley Farm has invested in Holmfirth's Fair Trader shop. We support the shop's philosophy of wanting to promote commerce which is fair and...

Posted on: 24 February 2014

Over time we have found ourselves helping with all kinds of local activities. We were looking for a more coordinated approach and we found it in...

FROM OUR CUSTOMERS

Posted on: 26 July 2018

Our pots do a good job at keeping our products fresh and getting them A to B, but what happens to them after the yogurt's all gone? Oliver

Posted on: 20 July 2017

We love showing people around the Dairy. This July the Terrific Tigers and Wonderful Wolves classes from Hade Edge Primary School came to visit us

Posted on: 01 June 2016

It's common knowledge how great our cottage cheese is for those of us who like to keep fit: low in fat and packed full of protein, it's great for

Posted on: 05 August 2015

As those of you who live locally know, it can get a bit wild and windy up on the hill at Longley Farm, especially in the winter. All this blustery

Posted on: 20 May 2015

It's not just humans that find our yogurts delicious, people have been getting in touch to tell us how much our furred and feathered friends love

Posted on: 08 May 2015

When Freddie came up to the dairy with his mum he had a big decision to make... raspberry or lemon?

What's your favourite?

Posted on: 24 March 2015

Hi Carla,

I just wanted to write to let Longley Farm know just how much I appreciate your yoghurt!

As a young boy, I remember eating

Posted on: 24 March 2015

A letter from one of our youngest fans

Posted on: 24 March 2015

A lovely poem sent in by Janet Simms