News Archive

Work Parties in January and February

We have been really blessed with two work parties already this year. Each time they amaze me with the amount of work that they achieve during their time here. They work tirelessly, God bless them.   In January the team …


Wrapping the Farm up in the 2017 Prayer Walk

The beginning of the year is a great time to commit the work of the farm to Him who we serve. Pick a nice day, read Psalm 23 and pray as we walk – brilliant. Seven faithful ladies gathered – …


Treating our Volunteers

We are organising two days for our wonderful volunteers: on April 22nd a day at the farm and on May 25th taking those that can to visit Providence House. April 22nd is a time just to come for lunch and …


Walls, Fences and Banks

The Trust are investing in repairing the field boundaries so that we can farm the land more efficiently. Paul and his team are sharing their skills, turning a piles of rocks into a thing of beauty – a dry stone …


Antony Makes us Proud

He has been coming to the farm for nearly 20 years. Over the last year he has been staying for 2 weeks at a time, helping here at Shallowford and Broadaford Farms. His confidence has grown to the point that …


Annual Chair’s Report of The Shallowford Trust for 2016

It was Saint Augustine who said that if you aspire to great things, then you should begin with little things. It is clear that as Trustees we have inherited a broad vision from our founders, with a mandate to nurture …


Productive Piglets Prove to be Quite a Challenge!

The 10 large piglets (biglets!) from last November are growing well and provide huge amounts of entertainment as the groups try to coax them into the weighing crate. Lots of team work and communication required. 2017 has started well with …


Bishop Nick Comes for Tea

During his visit to the Deanery Bishop Nick of Plymouth called into Shallowford Farm to see what we were up to. He had brought his own wellies and the four young lads from Providence House showed him around the farm. …


Songs of Praise

Many of you have been in touch to say that you saw a wonderful group of girls enjoying Shallowford farm on Songs of Praise. If you missed it there is still time to see it on “Catch up” http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08h63v0/songs-of-praise-city-farmers   …


And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.

Gen 1:24

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