Updates

  • Happy World Soil Day, Dad!

    Dad (the late Arthur Hollins) is our soil king at Fordhall. He noticed at a young age, the damage that chemical fertiliser, and the subsequent lack of organic matter, was doing to our sandy soils at Fordhall. Shortly after the…

  • Farmer Ben WINS British Farming Award

    HUGE Congratulations to Ben for winning the British Farming Awards this week. It wasn’t the glitzy London dinner gala it could have been. Instead he was snuggled on the sofa with the family, watching the awards online. As they announced…

  • Farmer Ben makes the final in prestigious British Farming Awards

    STOP PRESS! Farmer Ben makes the final in prestigious British Farming Awards Our wonderful farmer Ben Hollins has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award recognising his success and innovation in diversifying his business. Ben is one of four finalists in the British…

  • Why book a holiday in the Fordhall Farm yurt?

    Holidays give us often much-needed, precious time to switch off, relax, recharge our batteries and spend quality time with loved ones. Spending just a night or a few days in the yurt at Fordhall is a special place to do…

  • HAPPY 105th BIRTHDAY DAD!

    If Dad (Arthur Hollins) was alive today he would have reached 105 years old. He taught us so much about life, he taught Ben and I to be determined and to believe in our vision. Most importantly, Dad created the…

  • Staff in lockdown

    Staff in lockdown – what have they been up to? Well here is Mike, one of our wonderful youth workers. Mike would normally be working with young people referred to us from local schools. He’d be teaching them greenwood skills,…

  • Fordhall growing into a local Wedding Venue

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    If you have had to postpone your wedding this year due to the current crisis and are looking for a new location for 2021, please do get in touch. We have been told that many couples who are having to…

  • Mental health awareness

    🥧 We delivered a hamper full of Fordhall home made pork pies yesterday to the NHS team at the Redwoods Centre in Shrewsbury. These guys are working extremely hard caring for patients with acute mental health problems, dementia and rehabilitation…

  • Connecting and growing the family

    If you have seen Ben’s videos online, you will have seen that we now have an organic milk vending machine onsite. We have created a partnership with Shropshire based Taylors organic dairy, and in doing so we were very surprised…

  • Making the most of the garden

    As a family we have successfully reached the end of our two week isolation period. When the initial stress and struggles of remaining within our own four walls had sunk in, I actually think we found many positives during the…