What We Do
Old Chapel Farm is a working farm, but freed from the restraints of
commercial farming (we have a business as well for income), we are
able to be less intensive and more experimental. We grow to feed the
people who come here, selling only some excess meat and honey.
We spend a lot of time on projects that restore the biodiversity of
We always have an ongoing building
project. We have restored the 17th century farmhouse and barns, are
completing the chapel renovation and have reconstructed an 18th
century barn for crafts.
Old Chapel Farm is a place where
strangers come together and different cultures meet. Through living
and working together, volunteers are able to appreciate the complex
interactions between people, animals, climate and land involved in
food production. And hopefully make deeper connections.
While we aim to produce as much of the food that we
eat here as possible, teaching people to be more self sufficient and
practical is seen as the greater goal.
We run courses in prehistoric arts, hire out a couple
of yurts and sometimes disappear on a fascinating archaeological
project. No day or year is ever the same, much is unexpected , land
and seasons are deeply felt.
To get a glimpse of life on the farm click on the
TREE OF LIFE