Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Calm Before The Storm – Digging In

A big storm is on the way! We don’t know what Doris will bring, but Beacon House brought us some new people who had a lovely day in unexpected spring sunshine. It was a day for conversation. Touring the farm was the perfect opportunity for people to open up and talk about their troubles and hopes. There’s something about being outdoors that relaxes people

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Colchester Soup Winner – The Digging in Project

On Friday 10 Feb, Katie went along to ColchesterSoup. She spoke about the Digging In Project. She told them about how we engage with the homeless people who use Beacon House and how coming out to our care farm can help them learn transferable life and work skills. Visits to us are also about reducing anxiety and gaining confidence in a nurturing and supportive environment.

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