We use holistic and therapeutic learning activities to develop confidence and resilience in young people. Our activities use both the natural landscape, conservation and our smallholding animals as the basis to tackle barriers to learning and improve outcomes for young people of school age.
Facilities: Volunteering, Community recycling/composting, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public?No
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:
Accessible from the A50 exiting at Uttoxeter following signage for Alton Towers, Rocester and Stramshall. Turn in to the village of Stramshall and turn at St Michaels Church onto Hollington Lane. Follow the ,ale all the way to the top of the Hill to find us at Old Turnpike Cottage.
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!
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:00
CEVAS (Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme) is a nationally recognised accreditation. It offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional...
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...
Social Farms & Gardens FIRST EVER #CityFarmDay on BBC Breakfast
This morning, Amber from Social Farms & Gardens featured on BBC Breakfast live from Vauxhall City Farm and chatted all...
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...
With more and more people interested in and participating in food production, and with growing at home at an all-time high due to COVID-19, now is a great time for small horticultural businesses to expand their ventures.
To help grow smaller edible...
Social Farms & Gardens have launched a £1.4 million project which aims to significantly increase the number of care farm places available each year.
Natural England hosted the launch of the Growing Care Farming project at the Royal Over-Seas...
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...