Category: Sheepdrove Journal

farm building with scaffolding

Renewing Renewables

Our various solar arrays are receiving essential servicing this summer to make sure they’re fully functioning for the winter. Sheepdrove’s events venue and farm office

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Harvest is Underway

Harvest began on July 25th with the winter oats. With the weather on his side Gavin has finished the rye, winter oats, winter wheat and

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the well-lit sheepdrove barn

Let There Be Light!

The rustic pole barn on the central courtyard that is home to the gypsy caravan can now lit up at night for evening weddings and

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refreshed sheepdrove conference centre

Refresh!

Sheepdrove will be even brighter and more beautiful the next time you visit thanks to a nice new lick of paint for the green building

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Owl Babies

A feast of fluffiness courtesy of accredited BTO bird ringer and owl man Captain Jerry Woodham ably assisted by Sheepdrove’s Mike Barker. Apparently a breeding

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New wildway at Sheepdrove

A New Wildway

We were absolutely delighted that Tom Fortune of Fortune and Son Hedgelaying found time in his busy schedule to squeeze in laying an overgrown beech hedge in

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The Newbury Festival at Sheepdrove

Newbury Spring Festival

We were so lucky with the weather on Sunday for the Newbury Spring Festival’s Sound Beginnings!  After the family-friendly performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Wildflower margins surrounding fields

Wildflower Margins

Wondrous wildflower strip of cornfield annuals – poppies, corn marigold, cornflowers plus phacelia which is highly favoured by bees and other pollinators.  Most crops rely

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Newsletter Update

Come and join us at Sheepdrove for a fabulous foodie day out and about in the countryside on our organic farm! Learn about fermentation, create

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