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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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News Archive

Brambletye School

A group of 10 young people stayed at the farm for a week experiencing the role that Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths  (S.T.E.M.) plays in the farming industry. They investigated the physics of rollover crates, the importance of worm egg counts, …


PH staff training

The staff team had a challenging weekend tackling the many team tasks that we presented them with. A walk across the moors turned into a competitive event with timed tasks en route to test their communication, cooperation, coordination and consideration …


The Pound

Matt Storrs of Dartmoor Rural Services transformed a scrappy corner of the farm that, in the medieval times, used to be a Pound. It is now a beautiful enclosure for all to enjoy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_pound


A Weekend for the Women

The young people at Providence House are the major but not exclusive group from Battersea that love to visit the farm. A wonderful group of women of all ages stayed for 3 days enjoying good food, good company, good walks …


Opportunities Ahead to be Part of the Team

Our Family Camping Week and Widecombe Fair are coming up soon Family Camping Week is from 6-9 August when we will need tents, food, help with catering, inspiration and energy!!! Widecombe Fair is on Tuesday September 11. A great day during which …


Marsh Fritillaries June 2018

Early in June a group visited Shallowford to photograph the rare Marsh Fritillary butterfly in regards to promote and sell wildlife friendly food, highlighting rare or at risk creatures which include the Marsh Fritillary. “We had a fantastic day filming …


Farm to City Sunday: 10th June 2018

I have long longed for it to happen. Now it has happened ….. maybe. Or now we have seen how it can happen …. maybe. The prophet Zechariah lived in hard times, but at a time when hope was being …


Farm to City: Saturday 9th June 2018

In the early morning the quietest place in our farm to the city is the sports hall. It is cool with its west facing windows. In the afternoon it will warm up a bit, but there is always breeze. The first …


Farm to City and the Restoration from God. Friday 8th June 2018.

Farm to City and the Restoration from God. The deputy mayor came with her gold chain, and enthusiasm, and full of questions, and finished watching the Shallowford film, with a cup of tea in one hand and a pork sandwich …


Word for Today: Farm to City and the Sheep of his Pasture. Thursday 7th June 2018.

They were two families, single mums, of course, each with twins. They were in temporary accommodation and in a strange place. In a strange place where they were constantly looked at, even gawped and peered at, as if they were …


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

Prov 24 v.3

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