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Road Farm painting donated for auction

This weekend is our Saturday evening fund-raising Barn Dance and also Open Farm Sunday afternoon.  Last week the Bucks Roving Artists had their annual visit to the farm in glorious sunshine and a painting from the day was kindly framed and donated by one of the Artists.  We’ll auction this over the weekend with bids […]

June 8th, 2017|

Open Farm Sunday – 11th June 1.30-4.30 pm

Join us on National Open Farm Sunday afternoon: 11th June 1.30-4.30 pm at Road Farm, to discover the world of farming, how we support our wildlife and provide care farming opportunities.  Free entry to enjoy walks and talks, with some fundraising activities including refreshments and archery. Please see our Open Farm Sunday 2017 Poster for more information.

May 31st, 2017|

“Wheels to Explore” – Voting open at Tesco Princes Risborough

Voting is open for our “Wheels to Explore” project during May and June at the Princes Risborough Tescos, we are hoping to fund an All Terrain Wheelchair.  This wheelchair will enable those visiting the farm with a range of mobility problems to be able to explore, either with us or their families/carers, experiencing a little more […]

May 24th, 2017|

Barn Dance – 10th June 6.30-10.30pm

Barn Dance at Road Farm, Great Missenden: Saturday 10th June 2017, 6.30-10.30pm. Dancing to The Wick Trimmers + special guest Isla St Clair. Join us for a family evening of fun with sausage sizzle from our Saddleback pigs. Tickets £15 adult; £5 child (5-16); £40 family. Contact Wendy Gray 01494 862413. Low heeled shoes advised. […]

May 24th, 2017|

May 2017

May: We had visits from Great Missenden C of E Year 3 children, all 84 of them (plus teachers too) over two days, learning about farming, foraging and fires with links to Stone Age and Ancient Egypt topics!  Lots of fun, regardless of variable weather.  After they’d left, our Saddleback sow relaxed and had her piglets!

 

May 24th, 2017|

April 2017

April was busy as usual, the donkeys helped with the Palm Sunday Service at our local Catholic Church, then later in the month we hosted a Donkey Breed Society Training day. We’re also delighted to welcome TalkBack on regular group visits to the farm.

May 24th, 2017|

Terrific Toilets and workroom

We’ve raised over £11,500 already but still need around £50,000. This will allow us to re-roof, refloor and install Terrific Toilets with changing facility and an extra work area. This uses an existing elderly building. A BIG THANK YOU to all the wonderful individuals and organisations who have helped us so far including Sweet Charity, the […]

March 20th, 2017|

Volunteers

We have a wonderful new website volunteer who is making sure our website news gets updated! Thank you Lorraine! We need more expert volunteer help for example with admin and fundraising, so please do contact us if you have a little time spare and live locally and love the reality of positive outcomes from Care […]

March 20th, 2017|

Banner Inspired by View

The Poetry Please group from Wendover Free Church were so inspired by the Pretty field and its lovely view that a new banner has been made for the church in time for Lent and celebrating Easter. The banner includes the intricacies of flowers like pyramidal orchids, lady’s bedstraw, oxeye daisy and grasses along with butterflies […]

March 20th, 2017|

Winter 2016

Our second Carols in the Barn was enjoyed, with guest appearances from several 4 legged beasts. Proceeds from a raffle were sent to Shelterbox Charity which provides emergency tents and equipment to be shipped around the world when disaster strikes. We borrowed a demonstration shelterbox from local Rotary to show people, accompanied by mulled wine […]

January 26th, 2017|