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Harehope Quarry

Sustainability

Christmas Crafts and Local Makers’ Fair

30 November 2019, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Christmas crafts: Make Christmas decorations using the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry. Enjoy hot chocolate and an outdoor fire (weather permitting).  £6 person or £12 per family Makers’ fair: (same time, same place)…
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Exciting new opportunities at Harehope Quarry

We have four new and exciting courses on offer to hone your skills and make us all more resilient. ‘The Most Boat’ weekend Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July, 10.00am – 4.00pm Make the ‘most boat’ you can from…
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Growing Gourmet Mushrooms course

This course was postponed earlier in the year so we are delighted that we have the opportunity to offer this again! A one-day introduction to growing gourmet mushrooms, with Adrian Ogden of Gourmet Woodland Mushrooms Sunday 13 October 2019, 10.00am…
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Gourmet mushrooms

There are just a few places left on our growing gourmet mushrooms course.  This is a wonderful and rare opportunity to learn from Adrian Ogden of Gourmet Woodland Mushrooms so if you are interested, please get in touch to book…
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Energy upgrade

An upgraded wind turbine was fitted yesterday, so along with the PV array Harehope Quarry can now produce all of its electricity requirements. For the first time Harehope Quarry is now completely grid connected with the ability to generate all…
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Timber frame Self-Build course

We are running our second timber frame self build course this autumn.  This course will provide instruction as part of the building of workshop on site at Harehope Quarry.  Details are below but further information can be provided by the…
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Timber Frame Self Build Course

We are running our second timber frame self build course this autumn.  This course will provide instruction as part of the building of workshop on site at Harehope Quarry.  Details are below but further information can be provided by the…
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Finally!

What a good week!  We have got the main part of the new roof on the straw bale workshop and we have finally just received planning permission approval to extend the workshop and upgrade the wind turbine. This means we…
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Experimental logging!

Following storms over the past few winters there are a lot of fallen trees on the ‘Tip                                      End’ at Harehope Quarry.  The…
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New developments underway

Work is finally underway for the planned improvements at Harehope Quarry.  This week saw us start the refurbishment of the strawbale workshop.  This will become a focus for rural skills courses and for making products from the natural materials produced on site.  A…
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