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    Dry stone wall is complete

    So, our seating area is finally completed, keeping the dry stone wall tradition going in the Chippindale family, brining a bit of Kingsley Farm to our new site here at Flaxby.  A great corner for the staff to sit around during the warmer days.

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    Dry Stone Walling @ Flaxby

    August 2014 We love our new 21st state-of-the-art packing centre but we just wanted to bring something from our family farm, the birth place of our business. What Flaxby needed was a Dry Stone Wall construction! We knew just the person who is a dab hand at the traditional craft of dry stone walling … Ian […]

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    One year @ Flaxby

    August 2014 Where did that year go!!!  This week we celebrate our 1st Anniversary at  Flaxby. So … we got the BBQ out, gathered our chefs and finished the day off with a few beers and some good food with the Chips team!   Claire getting the BBQ ready  under Nick’s supervision of course!!! Peter taking […]

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    Bee Friendly Crooked Dale Farm – July 2014

    News from the hens at Crooked Dale Farm, our #BeeFriendlyFarm flagship … “We love ranging in amongst these wild flowers.  We join Moira the Bee Walker from the BBCT to check out how many bumblebees we can see, and what types … Buff-tailed, White-tailed and Red-tailed bumblebees! This is us doing a bit of Bee walking […]

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    Bee Friendly Farms

    July 2014 … well almost a year since the BBCT and Chippindales got together to create wonderful environments for our Bumblebees.  Crooked Dale, our #BeeFriendlyFarm flagship  – take a look at these happy bees                

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    Building a #beefriendly insect hotel

    Elise & Oliver, friends of #BeeFriendlyFarms have taken it upon themselves to build their very own insect hotel.  Following  instructions from bbcwildlife, a little help from us for pallets and egg trays … here is how they are progressing Gathering the material                                                 The foundations!!!                                         First floor ready!          excellent progress……… just waiting for the official […]

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    Newport Young Farmers visit Bee Friendly Farm

    Meet the Newport Young Farmers …. who had a great day out visiting Dave Stephenson and his team at Crooked Dale Farm, a #BeeFriendlyFarm. Just to remind you … our  #YorkshireFreeRange eggs come from #BeeFriendlyFarms in partnership with http://bumblebeeconservation.org/  

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    Work Experience Week for Joseph

    Hi, I’m Joseph and I am in Year 10 at King James’s School in Knaresborough.  I have come to Chippindale Foods to gain experience of the work environment. What was your favourite activity? I really enjoyed visiting the farms, where the eggs come from.  Amazed to see so many hens out in the fields.!! I also found […]

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    Bee Friendly Farm update – Crooked Dale

    9th June 2014 – A beautiful sunny day out Driffield way. A great opportunity to catch up with Dave Stephenson at Crooked Dale, the first of our Bee Friendly Farms. Hens playing hide and seek amongst the wild flowers, and bumble bees tucking in to the grass free pollen and nectar mix! Just what the BBCT.org […]

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    Welcome to our new Graduate Trainees

    May 2014 A big welcome to Megan and Jamie who join Chippindale Foods on our Graduate Training scheme.      Megan Snape lives near Selby.  After doing ‘A’ levels at York College, she did a degree in History at Lancaster University, graduating in 2013.  She has spent time both during and after her degree working for a […]

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