Wendy Grey

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New Countrymen’s Club Outreach Programme

Do you know someone who enjoys the countryside and who may be feeling the effect of isolation and loneliness during the current lockdown? The idea of the Countrymen's Club, backed by the national charity 'Countrymen UK' is that all men, regardless of their mobility or cognitive levels, should have the opportunity to participate in healthy, [...]

2020-06-17T12:33:01+01:00June 17th, 2020|

Countryways therapeutic space post Coronavirus

The farm is a tremendous place to rest and reflect. We're offering a special space to those suffering stress and bereavement following the Coronavirus epidemic, and to help people feel able to "Step Outside" again.  This will be in partnership with other experienced charities and organisations and we're delighted with the "seed funding" support the Clare [...]

2020-06-07T19:42:00+01:00June 7th, 2020|

Countrymen’s Club Outreach Initiative

Our Countrymen's Club was just gaining momentum when we had to "Lock-Down"!  However, we're proud to be part of Countrymen UK's team and have joined the Outreach Initiative. We will be providing support through telephone, the post, internet etc for retired men with country backgrounds, stuck at home due to lock-down.  Contact us for more information. [...]

2020-06-07T19:42:38+01:00June 7th, 2020|

Open Farm Sunday, 7th June 2020 – join us for a virtual day on the farm

LEAF Online Farm Sunday  took place on Sunday on 7th June.  All of us at Road Farm Countryways were excited to open our virtual doors to share a slice of farming life and the beautiful Chiltern countryside alongside many other farms. Due to lockdown, those shielding, or for those unable to get out onto a [...]

2020-06-07T19:46:31+01:00June 4th, 2020|

We were part of the ‘Greatest Online Agriculture Show’ in May!

We were really excited to be part of what was billed as the 'Greatest Online Agriculture Show' on Saturday 2nd May.  Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we were able to share with you all the wonderful things that go on at Road Farm Countryways, including the Countrymen's Club group, cooking workshops, school [...]

2020-06-07T19:46:56+01:00May 1st, 2020|

Terrific Transformations at Road Farm Countryways CIC

After years of fundraising, our Terrific Toilets and workshop transformation has finally HAPPENED! We’re very proud to have these new facilities within a beautiful building, and it will enable farm interaction for so many different people, including those recovering from serious acquired injury. Many thanks to all the different organisations and individuals who have helped [...]

2020-04-07T09:14:20+01:00April 5th, 2020|

Glorious Golden Guernseys

We were delighted to be given a beautiful Golden Guernsey goat from special friends with a herd near Chelmsford (Kirsty makes goldensoaps.co.uk).  'Crowswood Morning' ('Morning' for short) produced a gorgeous set of twin kids on April 25th 2019, named 'Countryways Hampden' (male) and 'Missenden' ('Missy' for short).  We’ve joined the Harness Goat Society, and hope [...]

2020-04-05T12:34:09+01:00April 5th, 2020|

Open Farm Sunday & Happy 5th Birthday Countryways CIC

We again celebrated National Open Farm Sunday at Road Farm on the afternoon of 9th June, 2019, a wonderful family-friendly, free event welcoming everyone to come and find out more about farming and the countryside.  There were farm walks, talks, farm animals to meet, Farrier Sam trimmed the donkeys hooves, Luke Rance and Duncan demonstrated [...]

2020-06-07T19:48:09+01:00April 5th, 2020|

Action4Youth

We’re delighted to have provided visits over the Autumn for a wide selection of teenagers from schools across Bucks to learn about vocational opportunities on farms and in the countryside.  We included farm to fork cooking with everyone enjoying making things like flatbreads, Speedy Biryani, Beef and Marscapone Meatballs, Chicken Stir Fry and Fresh Burgers.  [...]

2020-04-05T12:29:03+01:00April 5th, 2020|