Updates

  • Highly Commended in the Daily Mail’s ‘Make Your Mark’ Awards

    Charlotte and Ben were recently finalists in the Daily Mail’s ‘Make Your Mark’ awards for their enterprising initiative in creating the Fordhall Community Land Initiative in 2006. The winners of the 2009 Make Your Mark Enterprising Young Brits Awards were…

  • Keep It Local in Market Drayton

    Over the last few weeks, Charlotte has been working with some local businesses on an idea to bring back local shopping habits and a sense of pride for Market Drayton. This week 40 independent businesses in Market Drayton are taking…

  • Forest School Fun Week to run again!

    After the success of Fordhall’s Forest School Fun week at February half term, Fordhall Farm is pleased to announce that it will be running an extra three days during the Easter holidays.Due to the popularity at half term, places become…

  • FINALISTS! – Enterprising Young Brits Award

    WOW! Charlotte and Ben and the Fordhall Community Land Initiative have been shortlised for the Daily Mail’s Enterprising Young Brits Awards 2009 through the Make Your Mark campaign. Make Your Mark is the campaign to give people in the UK…

  • New lambs at Fordhall

    Yes spring has sprung when new baby lambs can be seen around the farm and so far Ben is very happy with the way things are progressing. There have been no real problems and lots of twins have been appearing…

  • Fordhall Farm holds ANOTHER successful working weekend!

    Yet again Fordhall has held a successful working weekend with people from as far afield as Somerset coming along and taking part. Lots got finished, including fences, gates and yurt cleaning! All volunteers left happy, with a sense of achievement…

  • Permaculture Design course at Fordhall

    WOW! We have had a fantastic response from the BBC programme shown last friday called ‘Farm for the Future’ featuring Fordhall Farm. It was filmed as part of the Natural World series on BBC 2 and attracted over 2.2 million…

  • Fordhall Farm on the BBC

    Fordhall Farm is featured as part of a BBC documentary this Friday on the future of Farming. With oil prices being so fluid and the vast majority of our farms being so dependant on it as a core resource, the…

  • Forest Fun over half term at Fordhall Farm

    Wondering what to do with the children over half term? Well, wonder no more. Here at Fordhall Farm we are utilising our newly developed Forest School site for family use. From Mon to Fri next week we will be running…

  • Farm for the Future – Fordhall Farm on TV!

    Farm for the Future – Friday 20th February BBC 2 8pm. Rebecca Hosking finds out how she can make her families wildlife friendly farm in Devon, a low energy farm for the future and discovers that nature holds the key.…