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Summer HAF week 2

Summer HAF week 2

Our second week of the HAF Programme was packed full of excitement. This week, for the first time, we have taken groups of children off site to The Waie Inn for a morning of swimming and play, followed by a trip back to the farm on the High Bickington Community bus....

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Summer HAF begins…

Summer HAF begins…

With a sprinkling of much needed rain, the Summer HAF Programme at Apple Tree Farm started on Monday 1st August. The team consisted of Phil, Laura, Amy, Lydia, Lexi and Val, ensuring that the children had a wonderful and memorable experience, received a hearty warm...

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Roadworks starting next week

Roadworks starting next week

Roadworks are planned in High Bickington area from next week.  These will affect you if you are approaching Apple Tree Farm from the South.  Diversions are in place.      The B3217 High Bickington works will start on Monday 8th August as a full road closure and finish...

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Saturday Farm Club 9th July

Saturday Farm Club 9th July

SATURDAY FARM CLUB Unfortunately due to an urgent matter that requires my immediate attention, on Saturday 9th of July we will be unable to host our Saturday Farm Club session. All bookings have been cancelled and refunded already. My sincerest apologies....

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Old news is still news…

Old news is still news…

  You are probably all aware that the kids have finally arrived. I mean, how could we not shout about it when they are so cute! This does mean that our baby season is nearly at an end for this year, with just the guinea pigs and Winnie the sheep to give birth....

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Let thy sausages be sausages no more!

Let thy sausages be sausages no more!

We sat on the swings the other day, me and a kid, idling away time and talking about unimportant things whilst the rest of the team run around getting things ready for us to go to the firepit hut. After a long moment of silence, whilst the sun shone and the world...

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Are you kidding me?

Are you kidding me?

Yikes! When we discussed having kids this year, some of us bounced around in excitement. Kids are blooming lovely to have around. So mischievous, naughty, and full of joy. It has been five months since Fiona and Beryl have returned from their romantic time away with...

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Shearing is caring

Shearing is caring

Did I say we blinked, and lambing was done? And just like that, we are into the shearing season. A time when the alpacas look floofy and cuddly and the sheep look bedraggled and mucky, but not for long since the clippers come out and all the floof be gone! The...

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Lambing season 2022

Lambing season 2022

As we forge ahead through the seasons, it feels like we have blinked, and lambing season was over. Every year the expectation of freshly born lambs is all too much. Each morning, as we arrive to work, we momentarily stop, casting our eyes over the fields to inspect...

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