The competency of the staff in the art of stem picking is a source of great pride. They are trained extensively to nip the stem of the strawberry. The Mastery of this craft eliminates handling of the fruit and bruising and ensures superior quality and freshness for the customer.
Bord Bia Grower of the Year
The Bord Bia Awards are presented to enterprises that have shown they are “Best in their Class”.
This specially commissioned glass sculpture was presented to Pat Clarke as Best Overall Grower of the Year 2010.
FBD Family Farm of the Millennium Award
The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) organised this unique competition to mark the turn of the Century and honour farm families committed to safe, enterprising and efficient farm practices. Entry was confined to the twelve previous National Winners of the Family Farm of the Year Award.
Tipperary born sculptor Tony O’Malley created the coveted prize from basic farm implements and The Clarke Family were the proud recipients of this unique sculpture Rí na Tuaithe (King of the Countryside).