We cover an approx 1 acre site in an urban deprived area of Halifax, West Yorkshire where we grow produce and provide a natural play area and Community space centred around a straw-bale kitchen where food can be cooked and meetings held.
Groups that use our project include local schools, local Community groups and individuals. We also have a regular and active volunteer programme.
We are part of Halifax Opportunities Trust
Facilities: Volunteering, Shop, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Play area, Holiday activities, Wildlife area, Sustainable/Green building on site
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
The site is usually open every Thursdays from 10-3,please contact to check we're open
By road , we are on Lightowler Road, Halifax HX1 5NB next to the Jubilee Children's Centre.
The nearest train station is Halifax or a short walk from bus routes to Pellon Lane or Kings Cross(approx 0.5 miles)
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Growing Care Farming: National, Regional and Online events
Growing Care Farming, is part of the Government Programme for Children & Nature (supported by Defra, is funded by the Department of Education and managed by Natural England) and is...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:00 to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 16:00
At the outset of the pandemic we started running regular webinars to help our members navigate the rapidly changing landscape brought about by COVID-19. These proved to be incredibly popular and we loved the increased sense of solidarity and...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 16:00
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Social Farms & Gardens are delighted to announce that The Prince of Wales has chosen to extend his Patronage of the charity. The Prince of Wales has always taken a keen interest in our work to support communities to farm, garden and grow...
On Monday this week our very own SF&G Wales Manager Gary Mitchell (also of South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team, and Assistant Chair to the British Cave Rescue Council) was awarded a Royal Decoration of the Kingdom of Thailand...
CLAS Cymru, the community land initiative managed by the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens, has helped support a consortium of locally based volunteers, community enterprises and organisations in Newtown, Powys, to secure a £1.1...
Cylch Cnydau: Llywodraeth Cymru yn ariannu'r gwaith o gyflenwi a gosod systemau Amaethyddiaeth yr Amgylchedd a Reolir ar gyfer arddangos manteision cymunedol ar draws 4 safle yng Nghymru
Mae Amaethyddiaeth yr Amgylchedd a...
A Glasgow University study on community gardens in the city, including three Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens (FCFCG) members, has outlined their positive effect on individuals and communities.
Glasgow’s Community Gardens: Sustainable...