Nature’s Recovery

Sheepdrove visitors transported by trailer and tractor

“Integrated futures for farming and nature’s recovery – is there a win win scenario?” An inspiring and informative afternoon spent in the company of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust and a group of local land managers who had gathered for a rather blowy tractor and trailer ride at Sheepdrove Organic Farm on the Lambourn Downs […]

Go Stargazing at Sheepdrove

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We are delighted to be hosting an evening of stargazing at Sheepdrove on Friday 17th October at 6.30pm. Some of the Sheepdrove team were lucky enough to attend one of the fascinating stargazing evenings with the astronomers at Marlborough College’s Blackett Observatory last winter so when we were approached by Jacky Aklam, project officer at […]

Green Weekend in the Lambourn Valley

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Everyone is very welcome at the second Green Weekend in the Lambourn Valley!  Friday 13 October, East Garston6 – 7pm Carbon Footprint Workshop, East Garston Village Hall, RG17 7EX Saturday 14 October, East GarstonLots of free events and activities in East Garston Village Hall and the Quaker Meeting House opposite. Refreshments available from Priscilla’s Kitchen. […]

Get Growing

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Upcoming practical courses in our teaching market garden and polytunnel aimed at everyone with an interest in growing and keen to learn more, from beginners to professionals. Biodiverse gardens Friday 20th October Half day Propagating techniques for the edible garden  Friday 20th October Half day FARMstart – become a food grower Part 1 Saturday 28th October (takes place […]

A Place to Grow

Food growing courses at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Want to learn how to grow your own food? Rachel Hammond and the edge landscaping team with help from the Sheepdrove team are busy setting up demonstration and teaching market garden and polytunnel to welcome the students for our inaugural food growing course at the beginning of September – which, we are thrilled to announce, […]

Tipi Wedding Open Day

Tipi Wedding Open Day at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Don’t miss Forest Edge Tipis’ End of Season Showcase at Sheepdrove! It’s your last chance to see the tipis up and wedding ready this year! WHERE?Sunday 17th September 11am-4pm  WHEN?Sheepdrove Organic Farm up on the beautiful Lambourn Downs on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border.  WHAT?Two tipi locationsNewly released datesView indoor ceremony spacesLocal suppliers Exciting new woodland ceremony areaView the on-site […]

August Wedding Open Evening

Tepee wedding celebration

Looking for a wedding venue with a rural-chic vibe? Our August Wedding Open Evening is on Thursday 10th August from 4-9pm. If you are dreaming of an outdoor wedding Sheepdrove is the perfect setting for a striking, magical and wildly romantic tipi wedding.  The natural canvas of wooden poles of these stunning structures offer a fabulous […]

Become a Food Grower

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In September, Sheepdrove will be hosting a free training course for new growers. Funded by North Wessex Downs AONB and Farming in Protected Landscapes, the 5-day hands-on course will be delivered by edge, a Newbury based non-profit landscape design agency specialising in sustainable food production, and takes place in the market garden and poly tunnel […]

A Walk Around the Lambourn Downs

We were really excited to take part in the third North Wessex Downs AONB Walking Festival this June. Our ramble across the network of drover’s roads, waysides and footpaths that criss cross the farm took place on the last day of the festival. Afterwards we were joined by Lambourn based archeologist Bob Brewer for an […]

Wedding Open Evening

The Oak Room at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Looking for a wedding venue that offers a modern rustic vibe, hidden away in beautiful unspoilt countryside? Sheepdrove is hosting wedding viewings on Thursday 22nd June 6-9pm. The Oak Room at Sheepdrove is a contemporary long barn constructed with the curved timbers of a traditional cruck frame. Or, if you are considering an intimate wedding […]