Below we share just a glimpse of Roughway Farm’s long history of farming. We also share the Cannon family’s links with the land.

2020

John Cannon recognised for service to the cobnut industry

John Cannon small growing cobnut tree

2017

Winter Cobnut Plat / Orchard

A Kentish Cobnut Plat in winter with snow

A cold day for a cobnut pruning lesson with KCA Members in 2017

2016

2016 Harvest

2016 Harvest

A bumper and busy cobnut harvest year. We shared some photos in 2016 to provide a feel for what a cobnut harvest looks like.

2015

National Fruit Show 2015

National Fruit Show 2015

Roughway Farm wins 1st prize for Best Cobnuts (Any Other Variety) at the National Fruit Show. The variety submitted was our Ennis Cobnuts.

Cobnut Mulch for RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Cobnut Mulch for RHS Chelsea Flower Show

2014

Roughway Farm Online Launched

Roughway Farm Online Launched

1987

Hop Production (Circa 1987)

Hop Production (Circa 1987)

1985

Family pack cobnuts for market (Circa 1985)

Family pack cobnuts for market (Circa 1985)

1960

Apples and Hop Gardens 1960s

A short video from the early 1960s. In this cinie film footage you will see our apples and old hop garden with what looks like Plaxtol (our local village) in the distance. Enjoy!

1958

Preparing the hop garden – 1950s

Preparing the hop garden – 1950s