Definition of home farm in English:

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home farm

noun

chiefly British & South African
A farm on an estate that is set aside to provide produce for the owner of the estate.
Example sentences
  • ‘It was originally the home farm for a large estate owned by Bryant and May, the match business owners,’ says John, who works for the Ministry of Defence.
  • The produce gardens are a relic of an era when all the wants of the house family and staff were provided by the estate's gardens and home farm.
  • Anthony, still working the home farm, looked round for ways of increasing its business potential, hit upon one of its great assets, a rushing spring of crystal clear water bursting out the hillside as Sykes Beck.

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