Updates

  • Barclays Make a Difference

    Fordhall Farm recently played host to a team from the Barclays IT department at Knutsford as part of national Make A Difference Day. Make a Difference Day is the UK’s biggest annual day of volunteering each October with hundreds of…

  • ‘Dare to Wear Pink’ day!

    Here at Fordhall Farm, we have taken part in the ‘Dare to Wear Pink’ day which is raising money for cancer research – a really worthy charity. So Charlotte and myself….plus lots of volunteers.. have dressed up in pink today…

  • First snow of Winter 2008

    Just a few minutes ago Fordhall saw its first snow fall of the winter and we all got very excited! Winter is the time the farm and nature takes to rest ready for the busy, productive summer months. Although as…

  • Singles weekend and Big Draw event

    Last weekend saw Fordhall Farm host it’s first ever Singles weekend in association with muddymatches.co.uk It was a real success with people travelling from all over the country to get stuck into some outdoor work here at Fordhall. Lots of…

  • Strapping Men Needed!

    We need strapping men, please, to come and help out at our Fordhall Farm Singles Volunteer Weekend at the farm on Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th October (Although people can arrive on Friday night.)We’ve already got lots of women travelling…

  • Ludlow Food Festival

    Its that time of the year again. The amazing Ludlow Food Festival rocks Shropshire. Ben has been spending all week preparing with the help of Helana and ‘courier’ Dave. Today Farmer Ben (Hollins) is off to prepare the stall and…

  • Come dip a pond?

    The Fordhall Community Land Initiative has partnered up with Market Drayton Taste of the Town Company to organise some childrens activity days over the summer. We want to get more children and families out into the countryside through the holidays,…

  • Fordhall awarded V Project grant.

    Fordhall has been awarded a grant from the V project in order to enable us to encourage and recruit more younger volunteers onto the farm. So a massive thank you must go to the V project. I am very exited…

  • Hay Making in 2008 – beat the rain…

    After wandering if the Summer weather was ever going to come, we have finally had chance to cut and make hay. Ben rents some land at Whitchurch from Shropshire Wildlife Trust (melverley Meadows). They are protected, traditional organic hay meadows…

  • Summer Fun in the Fordhall Woodland

    After a successful year of Forest School in Fordhall Farm’s woodland, we have decided to organise some Forest Fun Activities for the Summer Holidays. These will run from Monday 28th July – Friday 1st August from 10am-12.30pm. They will be…