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News

A major new report shows compelling evidence that the ‘green care’ offered by many Federation of City Farm and Community Gardens members can help people with mental ill-health and contributes to a reduction in levels of anxiety, stress and depression.

Natural England’s ‘A review of nature...

The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens invited Green MEP Molly Scott Cato to visit St Werburgh’s City Farm in January, to see an example of a successful and long-established city farm, hear more about the community growing movement and learn about how...

The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens in Scotland is monitoring a suspected outbreak of low pathogen Avian Flu at a poultry unit in Fife, on behalf of its members.

Statements from Scottish Government, Food Standards Scotland and Health Protection Scotland state that the risk...

Events

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00
Charity Fundraising Event in aid of youth provision, outdoor learning and raising aspirations Meet our farm animals, try pond dipping for newts, enjoy a pony & cart ride and get adventurous...
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 11:00 to 15:00
An event aimed at staff and volunteers working with (or planning to work with) people with moderate to severe learning disabilities. Materials, refreshments and lunch will be provided. Taking place...
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 09:30 to 15:30
The spring time gathering for all those involved in community green spaces across North East England. Workshop topics will include seed saving, apple grafting, small scale poultry keeping, Edible...