The Wildlife Trust work closely with Vine House Farm who supply wild bird food direct from a conservation award winning farm at low prices. 5% of all orders are donated to The Wildlife Trusts and this year they raised a staggering £136,807 for Wildlife Trusts throughout the country. The cheque was presented in to Stephanie Hilborne, Chief Executive of The Wildlife Trusts and the Chief Executives of the local Wildlife Trusts at a recent conference. Nicholas Watts form Vine House Farm said ” I am delighted that we are able to donate such a large cheque to such a worthy charity as The Wildlife Trusts. They continue to stand up for wildlife on a local level which is so important to us now and will be for generations to come. A big thank you to all our customers for you continued support”. Jeremy Garside Chief Executive of Tees Valley Wildlife Trust said “We are really pleased to receive the donation, we thank all our members who buy bird food from Vine House Farm not only are they getting a good quality bird food from a supplier who has excellent environmental credentials you are support the work of our Trust.”
With winter setting in this is an ideal time to start feeding wild birds if you don’t already do so. You order you food through the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust website http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/how-you-can-help/buy-vine-house-farm-bird-food and you can find more information about what to feed birds and other wildlife gardening information at http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlifegardening.