Care farming is the therapeutic use of farming practices. Service users regularly attend these care farm as part of a structured care, rehabilitation, or special educational programme. Service users vary hugely, from older people living with dementia, to children and adults with learning...
Over the years big cities like Manchester and Liverpool (as well as many other major cities and towns in the area) have been at the centre of community growing, whether it is on a patch of waste ground or along the alleyways between terraced houses, allotment sites or big open spaces on the urban fringe.
See below for a map view or list of Social Farms & Gardens members in this region, as well as local news, events and case studies. There are also lots of useful information resources available for social farmers, gardeners and growers on our Resources page.
If you are looking for members that offer commissioned health, social care or special education services (such as care farms), please follow this link.