Updates

  • It’s all change in the Community Garden

    On Wednesday 8th July we said goodbye to a member of our Wednesday gardening group. Rebecca is moving to a different part of the country and will be too far away to continue gardening with us as part of our…

  • 24 BioBlitz at Fordhall Farm

    On Saturday and Sunday last weekend we had our second annual Fordhall Biobliltz. We were joined by families and children of varying ages who were very excited about exploring the farm looking for a myriad of wildlife. John Hughes from…

  • Visitors- from country club to beer festivals

    Fordhall Organic Farm is always open for visitors; it is part of the Fordhall philosophy. Owned by a charitable community-benefit society, our farm is open to the public as an enjoyable and educational resource all year round.  The farm was…

  • Arthur The Inventor

    Yogices, Yogtails and other inventions This year we are celebrating the centenary of the birth of Arthur Hollins who was born in May 1915. Arthur the father of Ben and Charlotte was an innovator who, when he found a problem,…

  • Cattle at Fordhall

    This year we are celebrating the centenary of the birth of Arthur Hollins who was born in May 1915. From 1928 onwards Arthur and his Mother used the milk from their Dairy Shorthorns to make cream cheese, Cheshire cheese and…

  • Sheep Tales and Spring Banquet – Join us!

    Fordhall Organic Farm sheep

    We will be hosting an evening of entertainment and great food next Saturday 9th May in memory of organic pioneer, the late Arthur Hollins and in tribute to all the hard work of our counties shepherds. Looking after sheep, whether…

  • Fordhall Farmshop through the ages

    Arthurs’ mother Lillian Hollins made cream cheese and Cheshire cheese back at the beginning of the 20th century and sold these at local markets. At the end of food restrictions and rationing in 1954 Fordhall Farm was free to produce…

  • The Hoofman comes to Fordhall Farm.

    Farmer Ben called in ‘The Hoofman’ on Monday (23/3/15). The bull needed inspecting first; he is due to be let loose to serve the ladies, so his hooves needed inspecting to make sure his feet are not un-balanced, swollen or…

  • Fordhall’s Yoghourt Years

    Englands first yogurt producer

    When Arthur Hollins took over the tenancy of Fordhall farm back in 1928, the farm was in a bad way. Along with his mother Lillian and his wife May they built up the fertility of the soil and in 1951…

  • Volunteers Rob and Jason

    Rob Park volunteer support, with Jason Wright Volunteer The renovation of folding garden chairs and benches followed by the sheep hurdles. Towards the end of summer and leading into the autumn of 2014 Jason, with my support finished the creation…