Staffordshire Smallholders' Association aims to improve the knowledge and skills of those interested in small scale farming and the countryside.

The committee continue to work behind the scenes to plan a programme.


Details of the 2022 /23 programme are:

March 12     Lambing Practical with Toby Lawton - contact Peter for full details*

April 9         Products from the hive - please note this meeting will be held at Calf Heath Village Hall,                         WV10 7DW

May 14        Heavy Horses: a return trip to James Griffiths' beautiful horses and carts, with a cart                              ride included

June             A visit to Oak Tree Farm Rural Project for Adults with Learning Difficulties, Hilderstone

July              Metal Detecting Practical

September    TBA

Most meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month.

Where dates are not yet confirmed, these will be added as soon as possible

All ideas for future topics or speakers are very welcome. 

*Contact Peter Hannant - his details are on the  Contacts page.


Alan Markwell


Alan was confirmed as our  Chairman at the AGM in 2021, having been doing the role on a temporary basis.

Peter Hannant


Peter excels in the role of Secretary - organising meetings, speakers and keeping everyone informed.  

If you have a query about the Association, Peter is your first point of contact; his details can be found on the Contacts page.

Helen Hannant


Helen keeps a tight control of our finances which means that we can offer a wide variety of talks and trips for just £20 pa for a family membership.

Helen also organises a raffle at meetings to boost the funds. Donations of suitable items for the raffle are much appreciated.