Wendy Grey

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Livestock Help & Outdoor Learning Champion – Can you help us?

We are in need of volunteers to help with a crucial couple of roles. Can you help, or do you know someone who might? If so, please email Amina, our Volunteers Co-ordinator at vols.rfcountryways@gmail.com. Outdoor Learning Liaison Champion - approx 2 hours per week Could you help us expand our offering to local schools, special  interest [...]

2023-02-05T16:43:23+00:00February 5th, 2023|

Fruit Tree Pruning Courses with Andy Howard

We're excited to host two separate Fruit Tree Training day dates: Winter Pruning (Apple & Pear): Friday 27th January 2023 To book this course, click here Grafting Fruit Trees: Wednesday 1st February 2023 To book this course, click here Timing: 10.00am - 4pm Cost: £50 per course with generous support from the Missendens Community Board. Looking [...]

2023-01-12T08:09:47+00:00December 14th, 2022|

See Countryways’ tree unveiled at the Christmas tree festival at St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Great Missenden

Come along to the Church on Saturday 3rd (10am to 5pm) and Sunday 4th December (11.30am - 5pm) Once again, Countryways will be supporting the Christmas Tree festival at St Peter & St Paul's Church in Great Missenden. There will be a forest of Christmas trees decorated by local groups, schools, businesses and charities, including [...]

2022-11-29T22:00:54+00:00November 29th, 2022|

An Afternoon at the farm for our local Ukrainian families – Sunday 6th November

Enjoy an afternoon at the farm! On: Sunday 6th November At: 2:30 – 4.00 PM Address: Road Farm, Aylesbury Road, Great Missenden, Bucks, HP16 9LS Directions: Turn off the A413, continue up the farm track and over the railway bridge, turn right and park on the right side of the farm. Road Farm is a [...]

2022-11-01T12:55:34+00:00November 1st, 2022|

Woodturning Courses with Gary Rance

Friday 21st October - Spindle Turning - Click here to book this course. Friday 18th November - Bowl Turning - Click here to book this course Friday 2nd December - Box Turning - Click here to book this course Based in our well appointed work shop at Road Farm, Wendover Road, Great Missenden each course [...]

2022-11-08T08:59:51+00:00October 14th, 2022|

We’re launching a new Countryladies’ Club on 17th October 2022

Following on from the success of our Countrymen's Club, we are piloting a Countryladies' Club! This is a group aimed at retired, countryside-loving women, who would like to spend time on the farm participating in outdoor activities with similar spirited folk.  These ladies may have health conditions that impact their lives, and they may have worked outdoors, come from a rural or farming background or [...]

2022-10-11T21:31:49+01:00October 11th, 2022|

New Paid Farm Internship Opportunity – Apply now!

Are you aged 18-24 years old from Buckinghamshire? Do you enjoy being outdoors or have an interest in a career with food or farming? Do you like working with others and have an interest in growing; as well as food production? Join us for a 15 week placement at Countryways at Road Farm Great Missenden, [...]

2022-10-03T08:14:43+01:00September 29th, 2022|

Celebrating the official opening of our Workshop

On Friday 23rd September we enjoyed the long-overdue official opening of Countryways' workshop with its assorted lathes, dust extraction system, traditional hand tools and more. We were thrilled to welcome so many supportive and knowledgeable guests to our opening, including members of the Worshipful Company of Turners, local schools, and Bucks council to name a [...]

2022-09-29T08:50:42+01:00September 28th, 2022|

Summer Sunday Star Gazing & Glow Worm search, 14 August 9pm – 10.15pm

Search for seeing Saturn at it's closest to earth tonight "at opposition"! Come and look through our telescope at the stars and Saturn's Moons.  We'll also try to find our Glowworms (Little Green Lights from Mars)! Meet at Road Farm by 9pm, event finishes at 10.15pm. Limited places; please phone/ message 07506 841692 or office.rfcountryways@gmail.com to [...]

2022-08-06T17:22:37+01:00August 6th, 2022|

Summer Wildlife Wander around the Pretty Field on 12 & 19 August 10.00am – 11.30am

Join Wendy and friends for a wander around the 'Pretty Field' near Great Missenden.  Be guided in identifying chalk grassland plants, enjoying butterflies and noting typical Chilterns woodland species. Please meet at Road Farm at 10.15am, or in the Pretty Field by the footpath gate to the south. Limited places; please phone/message 07506 841692 or [...]

2022-08-06T17:07:35+01:00August 6th, 2022|
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