Author: Mara

About Mara

Facilities & Events Manager at Denmark Farm, often making the coffee and showing people where to park!

Craving for Carving & Longing for Learning

Grasses, sedges and rushes

Our 2014 programme of courses and workshops is chock a block with exciting new introductions as well as some of our forever popular subjects. We will continue to be adding to this programme, particularly from May onwards, so watch this space.     Don’t forget that you can now buy course vouchers in £15, £25 and … Continue reading Craving for Carving & Longing for Learning »

Unique Eco Christmas Presents from Denmark Farm

We are regularly asked if we do vouchers for our courses and workshops at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. So we thought we had better satisfy demand and help provide you with unique Christmas presents for someone special in your life. If you are struggling to decide what to buy a loved one and prefer not … Continue reading Unique Eco Christmas Presents from Denmark Farm »

Twelve Sparkling Days of Eco Christmas Shopping

    Christmas can cause headaches for many of us, who prefer not to waste money on endless, useless stuff likely to end up in landfill. But it can also be hard to completely opt out as we don’t want to be seen to act like Scrooge by our nearest and dearest. So, why not embrace … Continue reading Twelve Sparkling Days of Eco Christmas Shopping »

Mushroom Magic

This week’s blog post has been written by Daniel Butler who was teaching on the Aberystwyth University (SELL) Ecology of Fungi course run here at Denmark Farm last weekend. Although the leaves are still on the trees (Good God, it’s late November!), apparently snow is its way and most mushrooms are starting to look distinctly … Continue reading Mushroom Magic »

Helping to ‘Rewild the Child’

A recent article written by By George Monbiot, and published in the Guardian states that  “A week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom.” It continues “What is the best way to knacker a child’s education? Force him or her to spend too long in the classroom. …An overview of research into … Continue reading Helping to ‘Rewild the Child’ »