Following in the Calendar Girls tradition, ladies who work at the Bobbins farm shop and smallholding in Swardeston, near Norwich, volunteered to pose amid the crops to raise money for both Big C and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Michael Bobbin, who joined his staff in baring all for the camera to create the 2012 calandar, said: “Our family business started back in the 1920s and is still flourishing today so as well as baring all we dressed up in 1940s style clothes to reflect that memorable time when the business was a hive of activity supporting the war effort…cropping every inch of land with not a weed in sight!”
One of the nude volunteers, Sylvia Barber, said: “We all saw a different side to each other in more ways than one – and so did the neighbours looking out of their bedroom window as we did the shoot in the sweetcorn!
”We are all pleased that Michael didn’t ask for a Christmas shoot amid the Christmas trees and wreaths - far too prickly!”
Explaining the calendars title “Tomato Sauce”, Mr Bobbin said: “Tomatoes are one of our main crops - so this seems a very appropriate title.
“The girls have certainly enjoyed making this and for every calendar sold we will be donating £2 to Big C and 50p to the Motor Neuron Disease Association.
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