Updates

  • Our Old Dairy now has a toilet and shower…. well nearly!

    Looking into Fordhall’s new farm shop and butchery WOW – things are definately gathering speed on site now. As the joists for the ceiling go in, you really get a sense for the different rooms. The photo above shows the view…

  • Conferences, farming and biodiversity.

    Birds, butterflies, insects and small mammels all need diverse plant life to survive. Over the past few weeks I have been fortunate to be asked to speak at two high profile conferences on future farming. Both conferences were keen to…

  • Fordhall Jumble Sale this weekend!

    Please don’t forget that its our jumble sale at the Beacon Community Centre in Market Drayton from 10am – 12pm this Saturday. So come along and grab a bargain! We will also be serving hot teas and coffees. All funds raised will…

  • Look at Fordhall’s new tearoom!

    The view inside our tearoom. It might not look like much yet… but just wait and see 🙂 Work on our Old Dairy has notched up a gear as the walls go up extremely fast. There is even talks of…

  • We have floors!

    New sub floors go into our Old Dairy. The space here will include Ben’s butchery and farm shop as well as toilets and a volunteer shower – very exciting! As the new year gets underway our building is really starting…

  • Rumble in the Jumble and Seed Swap

    It’s nearly time for our 2011 Rumble in the Jumble! This years jumble sale and seed swap event takes place on the 22nd January 2011 at the Beacon Community Centre in Market Drayton from 10am-12pm. Everyone loves a January bargain so come…

  • Calendars now REDUCED just £6! Merry Christmas!

    Fordhall 2011 calendars, filled with stunning images of Fordhall throughout the year, are now reduced to just £6, so if you haven’t got a 2011 calendar – why not get one from us? We also have our stunning Fordhall Farmhouse from…

  • Progress on Fordhall’s Renovation

     Fordhall Farm Frost Dec 2010  Well what a winter already. Apologies for not keeping the blog as regularly updated over the Christmas period. It was extremely frantic in the run up to Christmas with everything taking longer in…

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    Happy New year from all at the FCLI! What a great year 2011 is going to be for all at Fordhall Farm – we can’t wait to see the buildings finished! Keep checking the blog for up to date news…

  • The first foundations have gone in!

    It was a momentous event earlier this week, when the first concrete foundations were laid. It is amazing how quickly they were in. Any concrete on Fordhall has previously been mixed in a wheelbarrow or on a board on the…