Updates

  • Ludlow Food Festival – A Big Success

    Well, all the preperations for Ludlow Food Festival paid dividends as Ben and team (courier Dave, Sophie, Yvonne, Charlotte, Oli, Maz and Denise) all trundelled to south Shropshire over the weekend. Ben and ‘Courier’ Dave (there are too many Dave’s…

  • Preparations for Ludlow Food festival begin

    The end of the week brings the biggest food event of the year for the Shropshire Farmer – its the famous Ludlow Food Festival held at Ludlow Castle from the 7th-9th September and Fordhall will be there in style. Ben…

  • Organic Fortnight and English Breakfasts

    Its been another busy bank holiday weekend at Fordhall Farm. Ben and Marie-anne were at Greenfields food fair in Telford whilst Sophie and Courier Dave (aka The ‘A’ Team) were at the farmers market in Uttoxeter. Ben also compelted his…

  • Organic Futures Apprenticeship

    The autumn newsletter (currently at the printers so will be with you over the next 2 weeks or so!) we feature some issues facing young farmers trying to enter into the industry. However, due to limited space we could not…

  • Sunday Mail Appearance

    After a very wet weekend, on what would have been our Family Fun Day, we return to the Fordhall Office and are faced with a flurry of online share applications and phone calls. What has caused this we ask ourselves?…

  • Cancelling Family Fun Day

    We are extremely sorry to inform you all that we are cancelling the forthcoming Family Fun Day on the 19th August and all planned guided walks over the next couple of weeks. This has been a tough decision for us,…

  • Pondering….

    As many of you will be aware, there is a current ‘static’ period in the agricultural industry. Whilst farmers can no longer move their cattle around, they cannot supply their farm shops and other outlets with the necessary products. The…

  • Foot and Mouth Scare

    You may have heard that there has been a foot and mouth scare near Guildford in Surrey. As of 10pm Friday evening, there has been a national ban on livestock movements. Luckily this is a long way from Fordhall farm,…

  • Fordhall in the Daily Mail and in Book Shrop!

    Charlotte and Ben’s Book ‘The Fight for Fordhall farm’ was reviewed in todays Daily Mail by Richard Benson. Yet another boost to the book sales following on from a Book Signing yesterday in Book Shrop in Whitchurch. They both gave…

  • Fordhall Butchery expands

    At last Farmer Ben is able to move from his small lean to on the side of the house to a new larger butchery in the dutch barn. He has spent the last few weeks with many helpers putting together…