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Work Party

Despite the looming weather warnings the group arrived and tackled the long list of tasks we had generated. Eight of us, plus a four legged helper, made great use of the Saturday, making significant progress before retiring to the fire …


Easter visitors from Providence House helped in the Lambing Sheds

During April there were 450 ewes due to lamb at Broadaford farm. The two groups from Providence House worked hard in the lambing sheds every morning topping up the feed, water and straw, they witnessed that wonderful moment when the …


Crime Prevention Panel Report

Working with vulnerable young people is a challenge, delight and privilege. Read on the understand the difference that time at the farm makes “85% of the children who access PH services (and visit Shallowford Farm) come from disadvantaged backgrounds, falling …


“So You Want To Be A Farmer?”

Local school groups from Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 have really enjoyed visiting Shallowford and Broadaford farms.  During their day they were involved in feeding the young piglets, herding the ducks and geese, following trails, learning about lambing and …


Recent Visitors Comments

We love to hear feedback at Shallowford Farm and here are two encouraging messages from recent groups who visited us. We had a great feedback session to the Church last Sunday and all the young people said publicly what we …


The CoGS youth group

The young people from the Church of the Good Shepherd, London SW5, had a great weekend at the beginning of half term. It was bitterly cold and snowed on and off, indeed we had every season during their stay. What …


So, you want to be a farmer, well lambing starts on April 1st

Would any of you like to come and see what goes on, join the 450 ewes as they bring their new-born into the world, even help out for the day? We would love to welcome you and/or your group to …


Learn Something New? Why Not?

This, along with Respect all things and Keep everyone safe, are our key values that hold all expectations, behaviours and reflections together. Do you know of a group that would like to Learn Something New at Shallowford Farm? We have …


The new Animal Barn is up and running

It’s been a great blessing The pigs were so pleased to get out of the mud, the porkers have more room to play and the two expectant sows could make their nest in a better ventilated pen. The birds that …


Shine at the Farm

The group of young girls who attend the Shine youth group for girls at Providence House enjoyed a great 4 day break at the farm during which they focused on friendship, communication and trust. The highlight though was definitely watching …


By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established;

Prov 24 v.3

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