Monthly Archives: April 2017

Animal Magic

To pique interest and stimulate conversation, Sparkle and Erlina took a trip to Beacon House (along with some human adults) Both staff and service users alike were delighted with the visitors and memories of previous experiences with animals were shared.  People who hadn’t been out the farm for a while commented on how much Sparkle and Erlina have grown and were really pleased to

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A Very Successful Volunteer Day

On 5 April 2017 we held the first of our planned regular monthly volunteer days. And what a success it was! Fifteen volunteers turned up, full of expectation and excitement about what the day had in store for them. We were blessed with a lovely sunny day, with barely a cloud in the sky. Working outdoors on a warm day is always a joy.

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Co-farmer Views

Every day we have at least eight co-farmers working with us. We asked them to write about some of the things they do. Here are some of their experiences, in their own words. Dairy Goats They need milking once a day. You have to give them coarse goat feed in the food hoppers.  The goats milk in made into delicious ice cream; chocolate, strawberry,

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