Fordhall Organic Farm
Proud to be community owned
Come & Explore Us!
Fordhall Organic Farm, in Market Drayton, north Shropshire, is England’s first community-owned farm following a high profile campaign in 2006. At the time over 8000 people across the world supported siblings Charlotte and Ben Hollins to save their family home. Now owned by the community and farmed by Ben Hollins, Fordhall is a wonderful example of community spirit and real organic farming.
A Place in the Sun
Fordhall Organic Farm is free to visit. We aim to show that small-scale farming, connected to the local community, offers a viable way of life for generations to come. The farm has been chemical free for over 65 years, and we rear cattle, sheep and pigs on an outdoor extensive grazing system.
Why not become a shareholder of this wonderful farm, or buy a share for family or friends if you are looking for an ethical gift? Find out more!
Tuesday – Saturday: 9.30am – 5pm (Arthur’s Farm Kitchen from 10am – 4pm)
Sunday: 10am – 4pm
CLOSED Dec 24th 1pm – 1st January
Office (for café bookings and enquiries about visiting, yurts, events, volunteering and projects) – Tel: 01630 638696 | Email: email@example.com
Farm Shop/Butchery – 01630 317531 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To receive a welcome direct from Ben and Charlotte Hollins, listen to this .mp3 (recorded by them in 2009)
News from Fordhall Farm
We are thrilled to announce that the winner of our 2024 calendar photo competition is Stacey Jones! Stacey took this lovely picture of…
August has been rather soggy for a summer month – what more could be expected of British weather really! Not that the worms…
Transcription: “So as you can see, our Aberdeen Angus cattle have moved into House Field at Fordhall, which is one of our…
The first Marches Real Food and Farming Conference will be held at Partridge Farm, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire on September 15 and 16. Organised…