News

This page shows the latest stories from all our news sections (farm news, fundraising and events news and our newsletters) on one page, plus you can join our mailing list.

Newsletter

2018 Spring

Welcome to our latest newsletter! In this edition we share all the news from the farms and the various events and activities you’ve been taking part in. We’d particularly recommend reading Jo;s story to get a feel for it’s like […]

Fundraising News (March 27, 2018)

Your Impact

We are incredibly fortunate to have such fantastic supporters. Whether you make a regular donation, follow us on Twitter, read our newsletter, buy our Christmas cards or attend our events, you are helping us to provide a life-changing week of […]

Fundraising News (March 26, 2018)

Friends of Wick Court

For nearly 20 years, groups of up to 36 primary school children from mostly urban areas have been coming to our Farm with their teachers for a week long stay. They take part in a carefully structured programme alongside our […]

Fundraising News (March 22, 2018)

Vanessa Fox appointed as new Chief Executive

We are happy to confirm the appointment of Vanessa Fox as our new Chief Executive. Vanessa will join the team at Head office in Exeter on 23rd April and brings with her a wealth of management experience in the international […]

Farm News (January 1, 2018)

Sir Michael Morpurgo!

We are thrilled to announce that our founder, Sir Michael Morpurgo OBE has been awarded a knighthood in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list for his services to literature and charity! Commenting on the appointment, Michael said “Well, how extraordinary. […]

Fundraising News (October 20, 2017)

Sausage making at Nethercott House!

We have recently launched a partnership with Eversfield Organic, a family run organic farm based on the outskirts of Dartmoor, to fundraise and enable more children to experience a week of muck and magic on one of our three farms. […]

Fundraising News (October 20, 2017)

Joules’ First Charity Week!

We have been fortunate enough to have worked with Joules for four years now, and this year they held their first Charity Week from 25th to 29th September. It was a huge success and amazing to see all the different […]

Newsletter

2017 Autumn

Welcome to our latest newsletter! In this edition we reflect back on the last six months of activity on the farms. We’d particularly recommend reading Kirsty’s story to get a really good flavour of what a week of muck and […]

Farm News (September 1, 2017)

Pumpkin Patch Day!

The brilliant Lower Treginnis Pumpkin Patch Day is back for another year! On Saturday 28th October, join us in our annual pumpkin harvest with scrumptious food, spooky stories, fancy dress, face painting and much more! This wickedly fun event will […]

Farm News (September 1, 2017)

Wassail

Our 21st annual Wassail ceremony at Wick Court is taking place from 7pm on Saturday 20th January 2018. Join us for this unique celebration of the orchards which ensures a good crop for the following season.  Warming and delicious homemade […]