Barn Owls at Sheepdrove

Barn Owl

Some pictures from a busy day earlier in the month with accredited BTO bird ringer and owl man Captain Jerry Woodham, ably assisted by Sheepdrove Organic Farm’s Mike Barker, checking the owl boxes for condition and clearing out those that had become full of droppings or been taken over by other unwanted guests! Most of the boxes […]

January Wedding Open Day

Wedding Open Day

Come and visit our beautiful contemporary rustic barn venue on our organic farm on a relaxed Sunday afternoon at at our January Wedding Open Day which is taking place on 28th January 2024 from 11am-4pm. The event spaces, tipis, guest accommodation, gardens and grounds are yours to explore at your leisure, some lovely local suppliers […]

Oxford Real Farming Conference 2024

Oxford Real Farming Conference

An inspiring – and tiring – two days at the fifteenth Oxford Real Farming Conference – so much to think about after a brilliant couple of days of listening and learning with 400+ speakers over nine venues and 3,500+ delegates in person and online!  Livestock grazing, market gardening, soil health or food sovereignty … ORFC24 had it covered.  And it’s not over yet – […]

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

night sky

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

Green Weekend banner

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

Get Growing Team photo

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 […]