Hey, hey! We would like to invite you to our annual BARN DANCE event. It will be held on the 10th of September at our Brookthorpe Farm. The gates open at 3:00 PM. There will be a barbecue (from 5:30-7:00PM) and a bar. Kid’s dancing starts at 4:00PM and adult dancing will be from 7:00PM. Entry: Adults […]Read More
It feels to me like time’s speeding up. Talking to people about the starter farm, I’ve been blithely saying “in the spring”, with something of the feeling of saying “when I grow up” a sort of future “once upon a time”. As we head into the depths of winter, that’s changed – suddenly, the […]Read More
The Biodynamic Land Trust (BDLT) has agreed the sale of Lot 3 of Hammonds Farm with the Burcombe family and the sale process is currently underway. The short time scale – the appeal was launched on 5 June – of this successful campaign is truly amazing, as is the support of over 200 people who […]Read More
The SCA Starter Farm needs a small group of people who can help us to get the project off the ground, including finding land, fundraising, etc. We're having our first group meeting on Wednesday 18th March at 7:00pm. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Clare (07837024552) or Sylvie (07732487837) if you're interested to come and join […]Read More
Straw bale building team making progress...
At the heart of our farm we find our members and our farmers, but where can we meet, learn together and keep warm?
Farmer Sam's keen straw bale building team have been busy over the summer, developing a project to provide an indoor and outdoor space for farm-related social and learning events and shelter for the farm team.
Improving facilities for storing, collecting and buying produce might also be something a new building could do. "It will probably be round, "off-grid", and covered by a green roof!", says Bruno Sabin, (who is currently on the SCA core group too).Read More