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It was a busy summer for our Botton Village farmers. With careful tending, the vegetables thrived in the big field at High Farm – and who would have thought so many tomatoes and salad leaves could come out of one polytunnel?
Ben, a resident of The Croft Community, enjoys making pompoms. He’s made pompom sheep, hedgehogs, chickens, cushions, rugs and even a pompom chair.
Between them, Fiona, Patty and Geoffrey have 225  years of life experience to contribute to their community, The Grange. And they do still make a very active contribution.
Two days a week, Shelly volunteers in the café at Taurus Crafts. On other days, she has a paid job in the community’s gift shop, but she feels that volunteering adds even more to her life: ‘I love it because at the end of the day it’s showing what you can do. It doesn’t matter if you’re a volunteer, it just gets you out.
Botton Village, The Croft and Larchfield form a natural group of communities; they’re close enough together that you could visit them in a day.

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Camphill Family Blog

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
The three north east communities need your help. Are you able to sponsor an award, a table, transport an individual, or can you offer your services? If so then please contact Amanda on 01287 661292 or email botton@cvt.org.uk for more information. Thank you.