Copas Farms is a modern and progressive family-run business which retains its deep roots in sustainable farming whilst at the same time diversifying to maximise use of the Estate’s assets.
Currently the Estate extends to a total landholding of just over 2300 acres in and around the Chilterns and Thames Valley. Of this approximately 1850 acres is under arable rotation and 83 acres is allocated to two Pick Your Own farms which provide seasonal fruit and vegetables. The centre of operations is based at Hedsor Park Farm, Hedsor in Buckinghamshire.
Copas Farms is managed by Geoffrey Copas together with his two sons, James and Richard. The family, together with a sound management structure, fully trained staff and modern machinery and equipment are in a strong position to take the business forward into the future and ready to hand on to future generations.
Geoffrey Copas imparts words of wisdom to his son James
COPAS FARMS’ PURPOSE
To establish a dynamic rural economy for future generations by encouraging entrepreneurship, employment and vitality in rural areas.
Accolades (since 2000)
On eight occasions Copas Farms has been judged by the Royal East Berkshire Agricultural Association as being the Best Farm in the region over 1000 acres and on seven occasions they went on to win the title of Best Farmed Farm in the region.
The farm has also been judged as the Best Farm over 600 acres on three occasions by the South Bucks Agricultural Association.
In 2012 and 2016 the greatest accolade came when Copas Farms was awarded the title of Berkshire County Championship Farm.
In 2015 Copas Farms were awarded the Golden Loaf Award as Warburtons Top Bread Wheat Grower.
Geoffrey Copas (centre) with James Copas (back right) and Richard Copas
(back left), together with the next generation, George and Laura (Richard’s children)