Agriculture and Forestry helps maintain the magnificent landscape on which our world class visitor economy is based. The influence of the supply chain touches every community.
This quality landscape has produced a number of world class agricultural and forestry businesses which are leaders in their sector.
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company is a family owned business producing and packing free range and organic free range eggs. ‘The Lakes’ is industry leading in its approach to animal welfare and environmental provenance.
Paragon Veterinary Group is a Cumbrian-based veterinary practice with a specialism in cattle breeding and fertility, including Embryo Transfer. David Black the Veterinary Surgeon and Managing Director has been recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a Specialist in Bovine Health and Production (Reproduction).
A W Jenkinson and its associated businesses handle over 2 million tonnes of roundwood, chips, sawdust, bark, green waste and other timber co-products each year, collected from forestry sites, sawmills and other wood processing industries throughout the UK.
The local agricultural and forestry industry is supported by Newton Rigg College, one of the leading land-based colleges in the UK. The college not only offer courses in the land-based sector but also general Further Education courses as well.
In this vibrant atmosphere there is room for further investment to complement existing activity. We welcome enquiries from existing business or new businesses from outside.
Eden’s strong agricultural heritage means we have a waiting list of potential suppliers and the infrastructure links make us very accessible for distribution to our supermarket clients. It’s a gem of a place to live and work David Brass, Owner of The Lakes Free Range Egg Company