Updates

  • New Year, New Staff!!

    We’ve had some changes here in the office this month; we have two new members of staff! Emma Walton, who will be taking over from Bex Syrett our Community Gardening Officer and Jane Edwards who will be taking over from…

  • Can Market Drayton be IncrEdible??

    A group of local residents and volunteers involved in the Market Drayton Community Partnership and helping to work on actions arising from the Market Drayton Town Plan think it can be !   There are lots of interesting links between the community, food,…

  • Shropshire Housing Group assists young people at Fordhall Farm

    An exciting project to support young people in the Market Drayton area struggling with conventional education has been given pilot funding by the Shropshire Housing Group recently. The Fordhall Community Land Initiative is running the project which works with small numbers…

  • The snow at Fordhall

    The last seven days have been a real winter wonderland at Fordhall and we thought it was about time we shared some of the lovely views we have been so fortunate to see ourselves. When the snow first came on…

  • Courses, workshops, events…you name it, we’ve got it!

    We have a jam packed year ahead of us with volunteer weekends, events, music nights, school visits, guided walks, functions, courses and holiday activities! Basket Weaving Workshop We have a lot of new and exciting courses and workshops throughout the…

  • Sunday Lunches are highly commended at Fordhall

    FANTASTIC – We recently received a glowing review for our Sunday Lunches from Shropshire Star Editor and Food Critic, Carl Jones. Our Sunday Lunches are our highlight of the week in Arthur’s Restaurant. They generally come piled with an array…

  • Christmas Carols on the Farm!

    On Sunday 16th December, between 3pm-5pm we will be holding our last event of the year, Christmas Carols on the Farm. It is an event for all the family to get together and celebrate the winter season. If you haven’t…

  • November Volunteer Weekend – last one of the year!

    November has come and gone so quickly!  I can’t believe it has been a whole month since we held our Halloween event “Fun and Frights Night”.  Time sure flies when you’re having fun… Last weekend, we held our final volunteer…

  • Fordhall goes international!

    Earlier today we had a visit from 18 members of the Japanese Agricultural Cooperative.  Membership of the organisation is approximately 95 million and includes almost all farmers in Japan and associate non farmers. The organisation offers guidance on farming and lifestyle…

  • Autumn Activities at Fordhall Farm

    We began our day today with the fantastic news that Sophie Hopkins (one of the original Fordhall Farm team) gave birth to a beautiful baby boy yesterday! Congratulations to Sophie and Hugo and welcome to the world baby Owen! After…