Wendy Grey

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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, [...]

2022-09-29T08:56:54+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|

Thank you for visiting us for Open Farm Sunday 2022 on 12th June

 Sunday 12 June, 12.30-4.30pm  We were delighted to welcome so many families and farming enthusiasts to Open Farm Sunday back in June, where we opened our gates to the local community to share and enjoy our beautiful farm and the surrounding Chilterns countryside. It was an opportunity for all to see farming practices first hand [...]

2022-08-06T17:02:04+01:00April 28th, 2022|

Join us for a community ‘Good to Grow’ Day: Friday 22nd April

Families joined us for a Community Fun day of growing! Good to Grow Day is a national weekend of action for garden spaces to celebrate and prepare for the new growing season, showcase our activities and encourage people to volunteer. Find out more here. Good to Grow at Road Farm On Friday 22nd April we held [...]

2022-05-03T17:48:49+01:00March 21st, 2022|

2 Day Woodturning course with Master Turner Gary Rance

Master Turner, Gary Rance, will lead 4 individuals through a woodturning journey over a series of  bespoke, themed wood turning evenings.  Join him in the excellent Old Farrowing House Workshop in the central heart of the Buckinghamshire Chilterns. During this course you will learn from highly experienced professional woodturner. He will give an introduction to [...]

2022-03-21T14:37:42+00:00February 22nd, 2022|

Fruit Tree Pruning Courses – Pip or stone

We're excited to host three separate Fruit Tree Training day dates in February and May: Cherry and Plum pruning - stone: Friday 6 May Timing: 10.00am - 4pm Cost: £50; Sponsorship bursaries may be available - please ask. Looking after our UK trees has never been so important to help our health,  biodiversity, food security and [...]

2022-02-14T10:31:08+00:00January 15th, 2022|

4th & 5th December – Christmas Tree Festival at St Peter & St Paul Church Great Missenden

Pop along to St Peter & St Paul Church on the 4th December 10.00am  to 5.00pm or 5th December 11.30am to 5.00pm and see an array of decorated Christmas trees supporting local causes. In addition to taking in the delightfully decorated trees, there is a Christmas market and luxury raffle. Funds raised support the Wycombe [...]

2021-12-03T15:12:44+00:00December 3rd, 2021|

Nature Alliance Webinar, 8 December for people under 25

Register today for The Nature Alliance Webinar, 8th Dec @ 7pm. Come and learn how young people can get involved in nature based activities in Bucks. Help us support nature and learn how nature can support you. https://bbowt.zoom.us/.../register/WN_bKw48OU6S7-Z01YLcnj6aA The Nature Alliance brings together five incredible local organisations that specialise in nature based activities. Find out [...]

2021-12-03T13:02:22+00:00December 3rd, 2021|
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