News and Updates
2 places left on Introduction course
We have 2 places remaining on our Introduction to Sustainable Living course led by Dick Strawbridge on 30th April here at Newhouse Farm. Click here for details and how to book.
Eco Engineering with Dick this April
We still have a few places remaining on our Eco Engineering course led by Dick Strawbridge on 29th April here at Newhouse Farm. Click here for details.
Practical Self Sufficiency
Dick and James' new book is available to purchase. To find out more info check out their website.
Half price course offer: now only £80!
Dick Strawbridge is offering half price places on his Introduction to Sustainable Living course on 29th October at Newhouse Farm. Click here for course details.
Dick Strawbridge competing on Celebrity Masterchef tonight on BBC 1 at 8:30pm
Will Dick continue to make it through the gruelling cookery challenges? He's made it so far, but can he go any further? Tune in to find out!
Special food events led by Dick Strawbridge
Since appearing on 'Celebrity Masterchef', Dick Strawbridge will be running some special 'foodie' events at Newhouse Farm. For a limited time only you can choose from either: 'From Fork to Fork: lunch and tour with Dick Strawbridge', or 'A Feast of Information: join Dick Strawbridge for an evening and a seven course taster menu!'. To find out more about the events click here for the lunch event, or here for the evening event.
New course dates are available - BOOK NOW!
We've sorted out new course dates for the rest of 2010, which are detailed in the 'Courses' section of our website. These include: an Introduction to Sustainable Living, How to make your own Biodiesel, Eco-Engineering, Harness Wind Power, and Make the Most of Water Power. The courses tend to book up quickly, so book now to avoid disappointment.
James Strawbridge is running the London Marathon for charity
James will be running the London Marathon on 25th April for Greenpeace. If you fancy sponsoring him, click here. Thank you!
James Strawbridge sees how the National Trust are going green
Wind power course
There's a few spaces left on our Harness the Wind course, led by Dick Strawbridge here at Newhouse Farm on 21st February. Click here for more details on all the courses. If you fancy learning all there is to know about wind power email us to book a space.
New Years Resolution = Learn a new skill in 2010
Now the new year is here you may be mulling over what resolutions to make for 2010. Why not consider learning a new skill that will help you reduce your carbon footprint. Our courses can help you do just that. We've launched 5 brand new courses for 2010 in addition to our usual repertoire: how to build an earth oven, eco-engineering, how to grow with hydroponics, managing a sustainable smallholding, and poultry for beginners. Click here for more details. Should you wish to give one of these courses as a gift we can provide you with a gift voucher - just email us to ask for details.
Build an Earth Oven in a Day with James!
James Strawbridge will be conducting an exciting new earth oven course at Newhouse Farm in 2010. Attendees will be able to build an earth oven in a day and learn how to bake with it from expert baker Duncan Glendinning from the Thoughtful Bread Company. To find out more about the course click here, or see James and Duncan in action making an earth oven on 'It's Not Easy Being Green'.
New course dates for 2010 - BOOK NOW!
The course dates for 2010 are now available. Back by popular demand are an Introduction to Sustainable Living, How to make your own Biodiesel, Making the most of your Water, and Harness Wind Power. Plus we're launching the brand new Eco-Engineering, Poultry for Beginners, Build an Earth Oven in a day, and Managing a Sustainable Smallholding courses. All courses are led by either Dick or James Strawbridge. Just click on the Courses tab on the left panel for more information.
Wheelbarrow destroyed in feat of nature!
The only decent wheelbarrow we had at the farm has been destroyed by freak Friday 13th storm! See Holly's blog for the full story.
Dick Strawbridge is interviewed on Carpool
If you haven't seen the internet phenomemon that is Robert Llewellyn's (Scrapheap Challenge, Red Dwarf) wonderful series 'Carpool', then you really ought to, watch it as he's interviewed Dick Strawbridge. It's a very funny and informative episode. Click here to watch it.
The Newhouse Farm Forum is under new ownership
It has been renamed 'The Green Living Forum' and you can find it here. Look forward to seeing you there!
Dick's Green Woodworking DVD - ON SALE NOW!
Dick has presented an excellent green woodworking DVD which is on sale from Amazon. Click here if you would like to see a trailer of it. Or buy it direct from Amazon here:
Dick Strawbridge's New Website
Not to be out done by James, Dick also has a brand spanking new website! It's full of facts and photos so you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about the man behind the moustache. Click here to have a peak.
James Strawbridge's New Website
James Strawbridge has just launched an amazing new website which includes information on all his TV presenting, writing and speaking engagements. If you fancy having a look please click here.
Holly Radford's Newhouse Farm Blog
For the latest info on what we're up to at Newhouse Farm, have a look at Holly's blog 'From London to Land Girl'. Please click here to have a look...