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New Lovely Ladies!

Wild Things Farm now has its first livestock!  Meet Lobelia, Camelia and Chloe – the two Dexter cows and calf.  Dexters are a dual purpose breed, which means they can be kept for dairy or meat.  The plan is to raise any male calves for beef, and female calves for breeding and milking.  The herd […]

Read More » | September 9, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

The Barn

On all the occasions we’ve consulted with people this year we have shared plans and drawings of a forthcoming barn, which were approved by BANES as necessary facilities for the agricultural activities. Many of you will now have noticed the erected barn frame on the hillside.  It is a beautifully designed and constructed structure, which we […]

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Volunteer Taster Days

Many thanks to those who made it along to one of our open meetings.  We really enjoyed seeing some familiar faces and meeting new ones.  We also met more lovely people at the Pensford Village Fun Day, Stanton Drew Flower Show, Pensford Toddler Group and various Parish Council Meetings for both villages. A good number […]

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Farm Plans Coming Together

We realise things have been quiet recently, but rest assured we have been very busy bees behind the scenes.  Lots of researching, planning and designing has been going on, while we continue to meet more lovely people in Pensford and Stanton Drew. This year we finally seem ready to get cracking on our farm plans […]

Read More » | May 5, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

New Farm, New Name!

The site of the new farm in Pensford has had various names.  Part of it is known as The Downs, although there are parts of The Downs outside our boundaries.  One section has previously been called ‘Springlea’.  Much of it was part of the larger Guys Farm, which was split and sold in smaller parcels some […]

Read More » | May 4, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Fun, Sun and Potatoes – All for Free!

What a beautiful summer we are having so far.  We would love to see some of you up at the land to enjoy the sun together, and the opportunity to do so has arrived! We don’t have a wide variety of produce this year, but what we do have is LOADS OF POTATOES!  They are […]

Read More » | July 29, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Wonderful Wildflowers

  It’s been lovely to find Spring wildflowers growing on the land in Pensford, many of which appear on the steep bank near the river, just a few steps from the footpath. See if you can spot the ones below (click on image to see larger version), and if you find any others near the […]

Read More » | April 24, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Inspirational learnings: Spring 2014

A few weekends ago, I (Sally) had a great two days taking part in an ‘Edible Nursery Design Course’ at the Avon Wildlife Trust’s ‘Feed Bristol’ site. It was organised by Edible Futures CIC, a local company that produces food and edible plants and supports education in sustainable food production, and delivered by Edible Cities […]

Read More » | April 22, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Cows Return to Old Guys Farm

We are delighted that cattle will soon be roaming our field South of the river in Pensford once again. For many years the land was farmed by Wilson Sherborne, who grazed his cattle on Guys Farm.  When the farm was divided up and sold about ten years ago, much of it was bought by horse […]

Read More » | April 8, 2014 | Category: Pensford | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

Consultation Update

Last year, we launched our consultation on plans to develop a small mixed farm offering produce and educational/recreational activities to the local community.  (For background on these plans, please read the info on the Pensford page) So far we have had over eighty responses from households in Pensford and nearby villages, the vast majority of […]

Read More » | March 19, 2014 | Category: Pensford | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

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