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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 [...]

2020-06-07T19:40:45+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|

The Three Berry Goats Gruff / Gorgeous

We bought three wonderful Anglo Nubian x Boer kids from Odds Farm Park visitor centre in the late spring, with intention to breed from them next year. The Three Berries already had names: Blueberry, Raspberry and Mary Berry (!), and are enjoying developing their characters here: it’s usually Mary in the lead, but all are [...]

2018-12-30T13:02:18+00:00December 30th, 2018|

Summer Visits 2018

We attended both Wendover Celebrates and The Lee Flower show with Archery and with display boards, also the Prestwood Big Picnic. Bartletts Care Home Residents welcomed the donkeys to their Seaside Week for the 4th year in a row and as usual, much pleasure was had over a few short hours. We took the Trekinetic [...]

2018-12-30T12:52:47+00:00December 30th, 2018|

Sweltering Sunday Success

We enjoyed a sweltering Open Farm Sunday afternoon with up to 300 visitors. Thank you to all who came, especially our stalwart helpers.  Everyone adored seeing the busy honey bees in their carefully enclosed demonstration hive, brought along yet again by the wonderful Mr & Mrs Rickett, through the Mid Bucks Bee Keepers Association (also involved with [...]

2018-07-08T13:15:41+01:00July 8th, 2018|