Meet The Team

Edford's Care Farm is run by husband and wife team, Chris and Lou who both have a passion for working with livestock. They also enjoy showing others the benefits of spending time with the animals and working in the garden.

Chris Howes

Before setting up Edfords Care Farm Chris worked in sales and marketing for publishing houses, in Liverpool and Norwich.

Whilst dealing with his own mental health condition he studied for a degree with Open University whilst establishing a small holding with his wife Lou to use as his own personal therapy.

Chris is the pig man on site and is very proud of his rare breed Large Black pigs and Gloucestershire Old Spots

Lou Bishop – Howes

Before setting up Edfords Lou was an auxilary nurse working at various hospitals across Norfolk including working in EAU, trauma & Orthopedics, dementia units and several other areas.

Lou is the shepherdess on site being very passionate about her pedigree flock of Jacob sheep.

Lou is married to Chris and a founder director of Edfords.

Special Offer - Pig in a Day Course
We have spaces for our next Pig in a Day Course.