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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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The Shepherds from Providence House

The lambing season began just in time for the junior group to enjoy looking after them. They regularly checked the sheep in the lambing shed and then with Will’s tuition tended to the newborns and their mums. They helped out at Broadaford Farm with their huge flock, filling water buckets, feeding silage, checking the expectant ewes and moving the new families out to the fields. So many special moments – check out the website for more photos.

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Later in their week James joined us. He led the walk from the farm “over the mountain” to Dartmeet in the search of Robert. The threatened rain held off, the group walked really well taking it in turns to read the map, plan the route, look for features and lead the way. There was huge fun splashing in puddles and running through the water but the walking in wet wellies was not so enjoyable – a lesson in choices and consequences! We found Robert – snoozing on a seat near the river!!!!
The four new visitors to the farm had thoroughly enjoyed their time and are eager to return. Highlight of the week? Puddles!!!!!! The joys of simple play, even at the age of 16!!!

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And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.

Gen 1:24

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