Brighter Outlook

The rhythm of life on the smallholding has increased considerably over the past few weeks and it hasn’t all been due to the rare appearance of the sun It was quite a treat to get out and about without wellington boots and thermals, albeit for just a few days before...

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Topping out ceremony

On 23rd Oct Iain Lambert, who has been involved in the education centre build since the laying of 400 recycled tyres in Apr 2011, climbed to the highest point to secure an oak tree branch in a traditional topping out ceremony. Watched by an audience of donors & supporters, Iain...

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Education centre takes centre stage

The pace of life at Tuppenny Barn quickened considerably during September but between the mini monsoons and difficult working conditions there were several welcome golden shafts of good news. Those familiar with the pattern of life at our organic fruit and vegetable enterprise will know about the ups and downs...

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Another eventful year

We have come a long way since the Tuppenny Barn project started in 2005. Our fruit and vegetable production is properly established and the yield has increased considerably year on year. We never stop learning and are keen to embrace new methods and to trial different ways of growing and...

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