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Rushmere Farm Workshops

Contact name: George Crossley
Total bookings
over 7 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

Rushmere Farm run these courses as part of a diversification plan that will enable the farm to make the progression towards ecologically sustainable, community focused farming methods. Not only will you be learning skills, enjoying the beautiful Hampshire countryside, and meeting great people, you will also be investing in a food system that has resilience, and an ecosystem of abundance. Furthermore a proportion of our income supports refugees without work.

Courses, kits & gifts

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Green wood stool making weekend
2 days
Next date: 20th Jul 2024

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
24 Sep 23'

James reviewed: Spoon Carving Workshop in Hampshire

"Fantastic course. A nice-sized, friendly group of like-minded individuals. Ivan was a great tutor, very patient and ensured that everyone was able to follow along. Very knowledgeable and helpful, teaching the skills in a very relaxed way so that we could enjoy the day. Regular tea breaks throughout the day, and lunch was delicious."

30 Apr 23'

Mr Barrington Booker reviewed: Spoon Carving Workshop in Hampshire

"A lovely day, thoroughly enjoyed my day. Amazing surroundings, restful open space. Excellent tuition. Thank you."

30 Apr 23'

Liz reviewed: Spoon Carving Workshop in Hampshire

"We gave this course to my son for his 13th birthday - he had been whittling Harry Potter wands for months! He loved his day in the bluebell woods and came back happy and proud of his accomplishment (and full of stories of organic farming!). "

2 May 22'

Dave Allport reviewed: Green wood stool making weekend

"This was my second course for stool making with Rushmore Farm organised by George. I really enjoyed the experience first time round and was able to share the weekend this time with my adult son so he is also the proud owner of a green wood stool. The course didn’t disappoint us. We were well tutored by Ivan who guided us through the various stages of the construction offering assistance when needed. A creditable stool can be achieved with little or no previous experience. Daily lunch was transported to the site in the woods by chef Mark who cooked the delicious meals too. Our accommodation was a yurt adjacent to the working area in the wood. It was clean tidy and certainly warm. We spent the evening sitting around the campfire on the Saturday night with a glass of wine. Perfect! As I reviewed before a great ‘get away’ weekend with a lovely result to take home afterwards. Highly recommended. Thanks yet again."

Rushmere Farm Workshops responded:

"Thank you so much for your lovely words. We enjoyed the weekend very much and look forward to seeing you again soon."

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