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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

It’s Fair Time

Shallowford Café at Widecombe Fair – It’s Such Good Fun, Such Hard Work and Such a Good Cause Come to the fair, have a great day out, eat great food, and help us out at the café for a short …


More Piglets for Everyone to Enjoy

Two of the sows have produced 22 piglets between them. Such a wriggling heap of spots – check out the short video below! At long last the piglets are born at Shallowford Farm but how many little wriggles can you …


Spreading the Word About Shallowford

If you haven’t yet seen the promotional video then here it is below. Please watch it and then send it on to others. Keep following us on Instagram and Facebook.


The Girls Summer Visit

Esther brought the group to stay for four days, catching good and bad weather alike. They worked well as a team herding 450 sheep, across 9 fields and through a woodland onto better pasture, all with the help of Ben …


Looking Forward

The plans for the future provision for young people at Shallowford was put before the DNP Planning Committee on the 1st September. Permission was granted so we now pray that we will steward the permission well to enable more urban …


Lessons from the Dry Stone Walls

Paul Edworthy and his team have been creating some beautiful banks and walls around the farm. They remind us of the team that we are a part of here at Shallowford – there are some big stones that maybe we …


Handmade Double Quilt for Raffling

The Widecombe sewing group has kindly donated a beautiful quilt that they have been lovingly making over the last few months. We are selling raffle tickets at £1.00 each throughout the autumn to raise money to bring more young people …


The Falcon Road Festival in London

The team from Shallowford farm went to support their event providing a supply of sausages produced from the farm for the BBQ. It was a good opportunity to spread the word about the farm to the local community around Battersea …


Returning to Shallowford After 20-ish Years

A brother and sister plus their families called in during the summer to see if we were still operating and to reminisce. It nearly brought her to tears, “I can’t believe it is still here”; “This place was a life …


The Campers Came to Stay

A big group of young people and adults came to the farm to enjoy a holiday away from the city. It was a very happy time with dry weather, good food and excellent company. We were blessed with 23 different …


The wild animals honour me, the jackals and the owls, because I provide water in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen,

Isaiah 43:20

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