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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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East Shallowford is Committed to Being a Working Hill Farm

Being a Working Hill Farm was integral to Elizabeth’s concept and continues to be essential to going forward.

There are small animals on the ‘home’ farm for children to interact with safely, and the more challenging proper engagement with the larger animal farming process is vital to the experience. The last group enjoyed bringing in and sorting sheep for the Shallowford Nativity and groups in the summer and autumn worked with Paul Edworthy performing many farm tasks.

We are grateful for the help he has given us in making a valuable link with Broadaford, our one working neighbourhood farm. We are committed to maintaining East Shallowford as a working hill farm, despite the economic challenge that this presents. It is intended that the diversification into working with the school groups will support this aspiration.

 

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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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