Updates

  • Farmhouse Breakfast Week 2009

    Next week is national Farmhouse Breakfast week 2009 which looks to increase awarenesss of the most important meal of the day – Breakfast! The campaign aims to encourages people nto start the day with a healthy nutritional breakfast as part…

  • The future of our Pork! – Pig Business

    At Fordhall we pride ourselves on producing high quality meat to high standards, but this not the case for all pig producing farms, particularly outside the UK. In the coming weeks there will be alot of press around the varied…

  • January welcomes new arrivals at Fordhall Farm

    We have been back at work less than a week and already exciting things are happening on the farm! The Sunday after Christmas saw one of our hens gave birth to six little chicks…We weren’t expecting this at all, but…

  • Happy New Year from all at Fordhall Farm

    Just a quick blog to wish you all a ‘Happy New Year’ from a cold, snowy Shropshire. We hope that 2009 will bring lots of new exciting projects for Fordhall after a fantastic 2008. We hope 2009 will see many…

  • Buy a Share in Fordhall Farm for Christmas!

    ….They make great gifts! A life-time share really is the most perfect, thoughtful gift for any age. It’s a chance to become part of The ground-breaking Fordhall Community Land Initiative and own part of a farm!Receive a beautiful hand-written certificate,…

  • Burglary at Fordhall Farm

    Unfortunately, for the first time in years Fordhall Farm has been burgled. There is not much machinery on the farm, but what there is has extreme value for the people that use it. (Farmer) Ben doesn’t have a tractor or…

  • Fordhall Farm attracts University Students.

    Last weekend saw Fordhall’s biggest volunteer weekend to date. A massive 55+ people attended, most of whom had never been to Fordhall before. On the Friday evening one girl even asked ‘…..But where do I plug in my hair straighteners…

  • WINNERS – Morgan Foundation Awards

    WOW – The Fordhall Community Land Initiative is the WINNER of the ‘Against All Odds’ Morgan Foundation Award, winning a staggering £25,000 towards the trusts work. The Morgan Foundation Entrepreneur Awards are designed to find a new generation of role…

  • Finalists in the Morgan Foundation Awards

    FANTASTIC NEWS! The Fordhall Community Land Initiative is the finalist in two prestigious awards; Best Entrepreneurial Social Enterprise and Against All Odds. The Morgan Foundation Entrepreneur Awards are designed to find a new generation of role models – whether they…

  • Bens new Venture!

    Farmer Ben has started a new venture this summer at Fordhall Farm, with a new van and Hog Roast machine. He started off hiring a machine and with one of our Gloucester Old Spot pigs he would attend events, weddings…