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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

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 08:00 to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 20:00
Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Open Garden Squares Weekend, which allows visitors to discover and explore some of London's most fascinating squares, gardens and green spaces - most of which...
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:00 to Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 13:00
This free, four week course is an opportunity to work in a small group with a member of farm staff to learn some of the basics of volunteering on the Community Farm. Participants will work outside...
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00
Charity Fundraising Event at Lambourne End Centre in aid of youth provision, outdoor learning and raising aspirations Meet the farm animals, try pond dipping for newts, enjoy a pony & cart ride...