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A New Warden at Shallowford

A New Warden at Shallowford

I’m sitting at my desk fully intending to write an amusing and informative article –  but it’s far too easy to ‘lift my eyes to the quiet hills’ and watch the clouds scudding through a blue sky. The birds are …

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Will goes up before the Judge

Will goes up before the Judge

  Dear all, We finally got Will up before the judge! Well done to Johnny for setting in up, and who knows where it may lead. Useful too to see how relatively straightforward such an outreach exercise is. For the …

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Changes at Shallowford

Changes at Shallowford

  Having worked at Shallowford for many years now I have seen several changes but all for the good. Shallowford has always been, and still is, a place where you can find God in the centre of all things, a …

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City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

It’s going to be a tough ride. Between 25-29 August 2019, up to 12 friends and supporters of the Shallowford Trust and Providence House Youth Club will cycle the 250 miles from Battersea to Dartmoor. We’re not asking you to …

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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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News Archive

Newton Abbot Races

On Wednesday 10th August we have been invited, by Newton Abbot race course, to be their “Charity of the day”. We will be mentioned in the race card and promoted over the loud speakers. We can have a table display …


Family Tents Needed

We are planning the next Family Camping week (15-18 August) during which many of the young people bring their families down to the farm. For some this is their only holiday of the year. We would be very grateful if …


Shearing

Antony has been working with us as a volunteer since April on regular 2 week visits. His last visit involved working with the team for shearers as they processed our flock for 40 sheep and then moved to Broadaford and …


Ticking off the Tasks

We created a long list of tasks for the work party to complete during their weekend – and they managed it. Much energy was expended, the pressure hose worked over time, barns were cleared, wood store tidied and restocked, chicken …


Falcon Road Heritage Festival

What a weekend that was! Five of us travelled from the farm to Providence House to assist them in their contribution to this festival. We took a farm flavor with us to share with passersby – a fiber glass life …


The Visit of the Wise Guys

Phil and Andrew gave up much to bring the group of lads to the farm for 4 days – work, time, energy, sleep and a few grey hairs!!! Wisdom was required on many occasions, We all learnt much and are …


Fish and Chips Enjoyed by All

The Women’s group in May enjoyed a whole weekend of giggles, the farm animals, the seaside and a wonderful walk along the river. The fellowship, friendship and food were all top quality and much enjoyed by everyone.


“I am SO proud of my legs!”

Esther had some valuable quality time with just two young people over a weekend. Dartmoor rained it’s rain but we walked anyway and got wet – very wet – but what a great time it was. We rolled in the …


Shallowford Happy Meat

The pigs have been very productive and now we have some beautiful Shallowford Pork frozen down and available for purchase. We are able to deliver to London at PH for collection from there or from the farm here in Devon. …


Forest School

The work with Widecombe Forest school continues weekly. The children have been delightful as they built dens, searched for beetles, cooked on an open fire, found treasure, followed trails, mixed wiffs from the forest into cocktails and laid under the …


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

Prov 24 v.3

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