Skincare doesn't grow on trees: visit the Herbfarmacy farm

Herbfarmacy mullein being harvested

If you've ever wondered where the natural ingredients in your skincare come from, book a place to see botanicals like echinacea, marshmallow and St John's Wort in their natural habitat at the Herbfarmacy farm.

The brand – which describes itself as a 'slow company' and boasts a Soil Association Organic stamp of approval – has opened the gates of its Herefordshire farm over a single weekend in the past but this year is holding open days on several dates over the summer to get the full blast of its plants. 

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Herbfarmacy founder Paul Richards will show visitors around on June 30th, July 7th and 21st and August 4th and 5th, giving a peek of beneficial herbs and the techniques used for turning them into skin products.

You'll have to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the entrance charge (£5) will go to The Cart Shed charity, which supports people in improving their health and learning new skills though the medium of the environment.