The Pathways Blog

Pathways Progress – 25 August 2017

Name the baby Our Facebook competition last month to name the baby alpaca had a great response. Thanks to everyone ...
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Pathways Progress – 26 July 2017

Name the baby Last month I mentioned the arrival of our little cria (baby alpaca). Well, a few weeks have gone ...
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Pathways Progress – 18 June 2017

Another first – meet baby Al Al is not his real name – we hope to run a competition in ...
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Pathways Progress – 26 May 2017

Spring has sprung – at last It's been a long time coming. After the early Easter sunshine when we were ...
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Pathways Progress – 1 May 2017

1st Birthday Celebrations A lot of very exciting things have happened at the farm over the last two years or ...
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Pathways Progress – 22 March 2017

Meet Geoffrey junior Many of you would have heard about our wonderful Billy Goat, Geoffrey, others of you would have ...
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Pathways Progress – 2 March 2017

Dignity – That's a powerful word "It gives me dignity." Those were the words of one of the young men ...
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Pathways Progress – 26 January 2017

Its not as cold as the Arctic! Well done Stuart and Jem. Christmas morning was so beautiful, the sun was ...
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Pathways Progress – 12 December 2016

Sundance at sunset A few days ago, some of the guys were just finishing their stroll around the farm with ...
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Pathways Progress – 24 November 2016

Autumn sunshine Despite having experienced some bitterly cold days and some biting winds one of the great things about autumn ...
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Pathways Progress – 18 October 2016

Boys toys How can you be a real farm without a tractor? Sorry about the quality of the photo but ...
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Pathways Progress – 22 September 2016

Two years On 1 October we have had possession of the farm for two years. It seems like only yesterday ...
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Pathways Progress – 8 September 2016

They are at it In the last update I announced the arrival of our alpacas. They are beautiful creatures and ...
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Pathways Progress – 17 August 2016

They are here... After weeks of (patient) waiting, in front of a packed crowd (well, 10 of us), the first ...
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Pathways Progress – 30 July 2016

They think its all over... it is now! On this, the 50th anniversary of the above phrase, it seemed appropriate ...
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Pathways Progress – 12 July 2016

Bringing in the hay With the amount of rain we have had this year we were really fortunate to be ...
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Pathways Progress – 27 June 2016

The first animals have arrived We now feel like a real farm... and we're starting to smell a little like ...
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Pathways Progress – 1 June 2016

Flaming June! The farm is such a special place – especially when the sun is blazing down and the sky ...
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Pathways Progress – 19 May 2016

Now you see it... What a day! I don't often write so soon after a previous update but I was ...
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Pathways Progress – 8 May 2016

Spring is in the air What a difference a few days of sunny weather make. It seemed like the ground ...
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Pathways Progress – 23 April 2016

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to noneToday is the anniversary of Shakespeare's death (and possibly of his birth ...
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Pathways Progress – 3 April 2016

Never a truer word... Having just completed another brilliant Saturday work party I wanted to share this sign which was ...
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Pathways Care Farm has bagged a share of a £11.5million carrier bag charge fund

We are delighted to announce we have bagged £12,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. The supermarket teamed up ...
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Pathways Progress – 29 March 2016

Meet Geoffrey This is Geoffrey (and his mum). He is two days old, he is a Golden Guernsey and he ...
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Pathways Progress – 14 March 2016

5000+ I can remember being so excited and writing about us clocking up 1000 volunteer hours. When we hit the ...
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Pathways Progress – 29 February 2016

Leap Year report As this day only exists once every four years I couldn't resist sending out another update, sorry ...
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Pathways Progress – 23 February 2016

STOP PRESS – Tesco Voting (27 February – 6 March) As most of you will know, shops have had to ...
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Pathways Progress – 9 February 2016

The adventure goes on... When I show people around the farm for the first time they often say 'I hope ...
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Pathways Progress – 18 January 2016

This is the year We are not ready just yet but we are well on the way... The farm has ...
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Pathways Progress – 8 December 2015

After the rain comes refreshed hope I have just read a news article which stated that this November was the ...
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Pathways Progress – 19 November 2015

Down came the rain We have been so blessed with the weather since we got the keys just over a ...
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Pathways Progress – 2 November 2015

Lighting up the sky Last Saturday we had another work party. The weather was once again beautiful and we managed ...
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Pathways Progress – 26 October 2015

Holiday reflection I recently celebrated my 60th birthday... I know, I don't look a day over 59! Rather than enjoy ...
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Pathways Progress – 10 October 2015

£25,000 vote now on Having had such support and success with the Aviva funding bid we have been entered into ...
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Pathways Progress – 25 September 2015

One year on Next week marks the one year anniversary of us taking possession of the farm! Its hard to ...
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Pathways Progress – 14 September 2015

A family affair Last Saturday started with a fair bit of rain and a small handful of people... I received ...
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Pathways Progress – 7 September 2015

Celebration What a treat. Over 60 people were able to get along to the celebration BBQ a couple of weeks ...
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Pathways Progress – 10 August 2015

It's up! After hours and hours of work by so many wonderful people, the polytunnel is covered. We still have ...
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Pathways Progress – 3 August 2015

Aviva funding As many of you will by now know, we were successful in our funding bid with Aviva, who ...
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Pathways Progress – 13 July 2015

The polytunnel saga A bit like the frog that always jumps half way to the pond bank and never actually ...
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Pathways Progress – 1 July 2015

Aviva funding The big news for this update is that we won our bid for the Aviva Funding. This is ...
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We did it! We won!

Pathways Care Farm is officially one of the projects that will benefit from the Aviva Community Fund 2015! We will ...
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Pathways Progress – 21 June 2015

I have never really given much thought to hay, nor to the process of bailing it and storing it. However, ...
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Pathways Progress – 14 June 2015

Having won our group in the Aviva voting section of the funding bid we have to submit answers to further ...
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