Growing organic vegetables in raised beds and fruit in the orchard. Links with other groups, families and schools to become involved in low carbon food production. Volunteers can have individual plots, contribute to the community project and learn about reducing their carbon footprint in all aspects of their life.
Facilities: Volunteering, Picnic area, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Sun 11-4, Mon 11-3, Tues 11-3. Please book for any other times.
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:
Toilet is 15 min walk away - compost toilet is planned. Buses: X77, X76, 4, all pass Assloss Rd on the Glasgow Rd (from north and south). Car: Turn into Asloss Rd from Glasgow Rd, at foot of the hill please use car park on the corner. Emerging on foot, turn left, follow road uphill past a house on the left. After 200yds take road on the right by sign for garden - the garden is on the right, 150yds further on past a white gate. Location: On main Glasgow to Kilmarnock bus route. If coming from Glasgow on A76, A77 or no. 4 bus, get off at the 3rd bus stop in Kilmarnock.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
Our monthly networking sessions are open to anyone involved in care farming and green care, regardless of where you live or what stage you're are at.
As it's not always possible to meet face-to-face at the moment, please do join us and say hello!
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
Care farming for social care film
Our Growing Care Farming team have launched the second in of a series of films, created to show how care farming transforms people’s lives.
The second film in the series focuses...
'Tyfu Fyny' Wales Rural Development Programme Report published
Our 3-year Rural Development Programme funded project ‘Tyfu Fyny’ has now come to an end. It’s been a fantastic 3 years and during that time we have got to know the community growing...
Great news for the Social Farms & Gardens project ‘Growing Resilience’ this month, as additional funding from the lottery is confirmed. This important funding will enable the charity to expand the project, supporting even more community gardens...
We are delighted to welcome new members of staff to our London team: Richard Choksey and Talent Moyo, who join Amber and our freelance Community Grower Ellie.
Richard comes from a background in botanical horticulture and became involved in the...
Urban green spaces, including city farms and community gardens, are not being used enough to help people living with dementia and their carers, according to a new report from Natural England.
In one of the biggest surveys of its kind so far, people...