Wendy Grey

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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 [...]

2020-04-05T12:31:15+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|

Basic Woodwork 2019

We’re hugely grateful to local craftsmen in the Association of Wood-turners GB for their guidance and for the generous support through the Worshipful Company of Turners to install a proper dust extraction system.  The workshop is a wonderful place for learning, creating and developing positive attitudes. Themed around “The Carpenter’s Son”, we again decorated a tree [...]

2020-04-05T12:25:45+01:00April 5th, 2020|

Countrymen UK & Connections with others

In August we were delighted to welcome the great Team from Future Roots Care Farm Countymen UK to inspire and train us. We’re starting a Countrymen’s Club for those with limited access to country interests due to health issues or isolation. Every week we continue to welcome a range of individuals and connected groups including [...]

2018-12-30T13:12:21+00:00December 30th, 2018|

Wood-work Equipment Donation Boost

We’ve kindly been donated some wonderful wood-working equipment from the Stanford family, some of which we’ve already been using to create items with the young men who come here, boosting their confidence as well as their skills. We’ve also been able to make some wonderful links with nationally involved and respected Wood Turners and hope [...]

2018-12-30T13:04:04+00:00December 30th, 2018|