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Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

It is going to be a very busy year for the team with many more groups coming to enjoy the farm, learn from the animals and immerse themselves in the wild spaces around us. Please do keep an eye on …

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Mums and Daughters enjoy the farm

Ten of them came and spent a wonderful few days of quality time with each other. As well as working with the animals and walking on the moors, there were many deep discussions around relationships and the meaning of True …

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Wonderful Work Party

A select few came once again and blessed us all here at the farm with energy, enthusiasm and muscle power! As always the list of tasks was long but they stuck at it and produced plenty of fire wood stacked …

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Let it Snow, let it snow

For 5 days at the end of January we hunkered down and enjoyed that wonderful silence that comes with the snow. It was so beautiful, so quiet and so annoying!!! It must be my age – love it for a …

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Praise the Lord for New Beginnings

It is difficult to believe that the decision shared with the Trustees last September is about to be fulfilled.It is all very surreal, with only a few weeks left here at Shallowford after 5 exciting years. It is a decision …

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February Visitors Farm Reflections

February Girls Transition Group to East Shallowford Farm The Group: The girl’s ages ranged from 11-13 years. Three had been before, but for the others it was a fresh adventure. We call this the girl’s transition group. They are part …


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What is this jelly? Why is it so gloopy? What are the spots? Why is it in the cold water? How did it get there? Why is there so much of it? Where is the frog? Can I hold it? …

Renewing freindships

We have started 2015 looking back at friends of Shallowford who we havn’t seen recently. If you have been invloved in the past and not so much recently but would like to, please do get in touch. It would be …

Dartmoor in Winter – the sleeping beauty

It is that time of year when everything seems to be waiting for something. It is often wet, windy and cold with glimmers of sunny crisp days to keep us hoping. Out on the moor during those times we seem to …

The trustees team grows

Last year we were joined by two new trustees, Jon Doble and Malcolm Hunter. Both have brought a raft of new skills to the share with the team. They have been very active working on the buildings and compliance elements of …

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John 1:3

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