Farm news

August 13, 2014

Friends Day at Nethercott House

  Nethercott House welcomed Farms for City Children’s Friends on Friday with a day of collecting eggs, harvesting vegetables, a trailer ride and tour. Followed by a lovely home made lunch and cream tea. Michael and Clare came to meet […]

August 13, 2014

Volunteering at Nethercott

We would like to say a big thank you to the brilliant volunteers who helped us at Nethercott House on Thursday. The sun shone brightly for the day while Jess, Michelle, Ryan, Sally, Sophie and Christina cleared branches and cob, […]

March 31, 2014

Busy day at Wick Court

We had a Hereford calf born today – a heifer, the children have called it Harriet. Also Pat the Beekeeper brought us a nuc of bees – a small colony with Queen to start another hive.

January 22, 2014

Wick Court wassail

A great time was had by all at Wick Court’s annual wassail on Saturday night! Delicious homemade food and drink accompanied by music and entertainment from the fantastic Lassington Oak Morris and friends. Even the Gloucester Old Spots were dancing!

December 20, 2013

Donkey shelter arrives

The brand new donkey shelter at Nethercott is a success! The donkeys we foster from the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary have a brand new shelter, stunning views and enjoy plenty of attention from all the children…what a life!

November 18, 2013

New arrivals at Nethercott

The new arrivals at Nethercott this October are Applejack and Ned, lovely donkeys from Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary. Here’s Catherine making sure the pair settle into their new home. The children will be able to groom, lead and learn how to care for them during […]

September 18, 2013

New pig sty for Treginnis

The new piglets at Treginnis in Pembrokeshire enjoyed a wonderful summer following the renovation of the farm’s original sties. They have been brought back into use, thanks to the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust. The children help rear the piglets and try […]

August 18, 2013

Beekeeping at Wick Court

The arrival of the bee hives at Wick Court have seen copious amounts of honey being made, the first harvest was this September and the children had a brilliant time extracting the honey! The children also went to the local show and […]

April 18, 2012

New trailer for Nethercott

Strutt and Parker land agents kindly donated a brand new trailer to the children at Nethercott House. Here is a photo of the children about to go for their first ride with farmer David Ward.

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