Famed for its cherries, hops and fruit, organic farming, and the modern day greenhouses of Thanet Earth.
John Boys, agriculturalist, was well known for his breed of South Down sheep.
Inventor of Organic Farming.
Writer of stories of rural life in East Kent.
Botanist and gardener, John Tradescant the Younger was born at Meopham and educated at the King's School, Canterbury.
Traditionally London families helped with the hop harvest as a ‘paid holiday’, while other ‘travellers’ followed the seasons and the various fruit harvests.
The National Fruit Collection has been sited at Brogdale near Faversham since 1951.
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