Awards

Vine House Farm has won many awards over the years, including:

  • 2001 Silver Lapwing Award
  • 2002 Pride of Peterborough, Care for the Environment Award
  • 2002 East of England Supreme Countryside Management Award
  • 2004 The David Brown Daily Telegraph Award
  • 2005 Waitrose Grower of the Year
  • 2005 Arable Food Chain Marketing Award, Farm Business Awards
  • 2006 East of England Countryside Management Award
  • 2006 Progressive Farmer of the Year award, Farm Business Awards
  • 2008 East of England Countryside Management Award
  • 2009 Farmers Weekly Countryside Management Award, England, Scotland and Wales
  • 2009 Farmers Weekly Countryside Farmer of the Year
  • 2010 Countryside Alliance Award for Enterprise in the Eastern Region
  • 2011 Rural Enterprise award, Farm Business Awards
  • 2011 FWAG Silver Lapwing Award
  • 2013 RSPB Nature of Farming Award
  • 2015 Sustainable Farmer Award, Farm Business Award
  • 2016 Charity Partnership, Third Sector Business Charity Award
  • 2017 Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society

A selection of press articles, links and photographs:

Bdaily April 2016 – Trust Supporter wins Business Charity Award

UK Fundraising April 2016 – 7 Corporate Partnerships Raising Funds for Charity

Third Sector April 2016 – Business Charity Awards 2016: Charity Partnership, Small Business

Spalding Guardian April 2016 – Deeping St Nicholas farm balances profit and wildlife

Love Food Select Lincolnshire April 2016 – Vine House Farm Shortlisted for Award

Talk Business April 2016 – 5 mins with … Lucy Taylor, manager of Vine House Farm

Spalding Guardian April 2016 – Environment-friendly farming at Deeping St Nicholas

Spalding Guardian February 2016 – Deeping St Nicholas winter bird watch

Unicorn Grocery Co-op – Nicholas Watts – Vine House Farm

Action for Swifts December 2015 – Vine House Farm Wildlife Towers

LandLove September 2015 – Feeding Britain’s Birds

Growing Family May 2015 – What wildlife will you find in your garden?

Farmers Weekly June 2014 – Combines move into stubble turnip seed

Telegraph February 2015 – Boost bird populations with nest boxes and feed

Food from the Farm September 2014 – Vine House Farm Visit

The Enduring Gardener February 2014 – Vine House Farm

Telegraph August 2013 – Sea of sunflowers at Lincolnshire farm

Geograph August 2012 – Sunflowers grown by Vine House Farm for bird food

Farmers Weekly October 2011 – Success continues for Silver Lapwing winner

Farmers Weekly August 2010 – Vine House Farm Sunflowers

Farmers Weekly October 2009 – Countryside Farmer of the Year – Nicholas Watts

Guardian November 2009 – The farmer: Field of dreams

Case Study by Tony Battista September 2009 – Vine House Farm

Farmer Weekly October 2007 – Combines are still rolling in October

Geograph 2006 – Wind Turbines

Farmers Weekly September 1998 – Winning ways with warblers