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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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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 …


God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:25

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