Pickers

Every year sees about 12 young men and women, mainly students from Eastern Europe, arrive at Aston on a working holiday to help us pick our apples. Our guest pickers are all from the EU, mainly the accession countries including Bulgaria and Rumania, they are referred to us through

We accommodate our guest workers in mobile homes which are comfortably furnished.



Life at Aston Fruit Farm is not all work. Our student workers can enjoy tennis, table-tennis, basketball and explore the area by bicycle. Weekly trips to the supermarket are provided for shopping.

Our guest workers are paid either by the hour or on a “piecework” rate, depending on the job. In all cases, we adhere to the statutory pay requirement laid down by the UK

Agricultural Wages Board.

Contact us: info@astonff.co.uk