About

Lower Hewood Farm

Lower Hewood Farm is a 45 acre, certified organic small-holding located on the borders of Dorset, Devon and Somerset, producing meat, vegetables and preserves for sale locally. We run an ongoing programme of arts-related events, projects and residencies in parallel with the everyday functioning of the farm.

Activities take place in a range of buildings including a farmhouse, sheds, converted barns and farm buildings, as well as the surrounding land, a portion of which is a Site of Nature Conservation Interest.

The Survival Library, a project developed by Standart Thinking contains a range of material including artist books, agricultural manuals, novels and volumes on psychology.

Anyone is welcome to visit the farm. Please email info@lowerhewoodfarm.org to arrange a time.

History

This talk by Heather Roughton about the history of Hewood took place at Lower Hewood Farm on 4th September 2013. Filmed and edited by Maria Benjamin

 

 

 

Staff

Adam Payne

Jeremy Andrews

Simon Bayliss

Giorgia Bettilli

Emily Cropton

Alexa de Ferranti

Kaye Down

Richard Down

Amanda Dunstan

Pete Rowley

Jo Waite

Website

Illustrations by Yann Le Bec

Gargoyle font by Steve Jackaman, after Brook Type by Lucien Pissaro

Website designed and built by An Endless Supply

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Harvest Shorts and Arcadia at the b-side Festival, Portland

Harvest Shorts

When: Sat 08 to Wed 12 Sept and Fri 14 to Sun 16 Drop in anytime between 12 – 3pm

Where: Royal Manor Theatre, 138A Fortuneswell DT5 1LT

Film loop showing ten short films about food, farming and land – nominees from the Harvest Short Film Competition 2017.

 

Arcadia Screening and Harvest Supper

When: Sunday 09 Sept, 5.30 – 9pm

Where: Screening at Royal Manor Theatre. 5 mins walk to supper venue at Stonehall.

Join Lower Hewood Farm and Common Ground for an evening of film and food with a screening of Arcadia followed by Harvest Supper.