We are excited to tell you that the Stonehouse milk customers have raised £346 over August, September and October for Cashes Green Primary School and Children’s Centre. 5p of every litre sold from the vending machine goes to a chosen charity. The new charity is DEBRA the butterfly skin charity. DEBRA is the national charity and patient support group for people living with Epidermolysis Bullosa, the rare, extremely painful, genetic skin blistering condition. EB causes skin to become fragile blister
Spectators and competitors enjoyed some fine coffee and fine bread and pastries (both use our Stonehouse Milk) from local independent businesses The Coffee Lada and (weekly regular visitors) Salt Bakehouse on Sunday whilst we hosted the Standish Woodland Chase, which started and finished at the farm. Thank you to all who attended and enjoyed meeting our calves.
Our chosen charity over the past 3 months has been Stonehouse Park Federation, 5p of every litre of milk sold will be going to the school PTA. A total of £359! The new chosen charity is Cashes Green Primary School and Children’s Centre. Thank you to all our customers.
On Sunday the 7th August we will be hosting the Stroud Athletics Club’s Standish Woodland Chase, a 10 mile multi-terrain race. We will have Salt Bakehouse and The Coffee Lada on the farm. The race starts at 10am, last year the winner was back in under an hour! Come along meet some calves, cheer the runners on whilst enjoying cake, coffee and milkshakes, 16 flavours to choose from. Off road parking available.
Tomorrow is LEAF Open Farm Sunday on many farms in the UK including us at Stonehouse Milk aka Horsemarling Farm. We are a family farm, founded by us, John and Jenny in March 2021, we do not have a team of staff, it’s just us and our 3 boys. We are often joined by a retired gentleman who gives us his time and knowledge and Dan who milks a couple of times a week with us. Tomorrow the milk shake
We are very proud and pleased to announce we have received a Food Hygiene Five Rating. The scheme gives businesses a rating from 5 to 0 which is displayed at their premises and online so you can make more informed choices about where to buy and eat food. 5 – hygiene standards are very good 4 – hygiene standards are good 3 – hygiene standards are generally satisfactory 2 – some improvement is necessary 1 – major improvement is necessary
We’d just like to thank everyone who came along to buy milk this weekend. It was great to meet so many of you. Also a huge thank you to everyone that has shared Stonehouse Milk and commented on Facebook. We’re looking forward to developing the farm and offering more to the local community.