Introduction to the care farming Code of Practice

Introduction to the care farming Code of Practice 

Quality assurance via Social Farms & Gardens' care farming (and green care) Code of Practice 

The video below features care farmers explaining the care farming Code of Practice, what it entails and why they feel it is so important - both to individual farms and green care sites and also to the wider sector.

“Having the Code of Practice has enabled us to network and build links with other farms across the country. It has also helped in raising profile around the health and social care work we do" 

Windmill Hill City Farm, Bristol

This narrated PowerPoint presentation gives more details about the Code - what it is, why it was developed, what it covers and  some more information on the Code application process

“We used the code of practice to help identify the requirements to make us a professional and credible social and care farm provider. It has helped us to focus on the right areas and been extremely useful when inducting staff and volunteers”.

Hall Farm Eastoft, Lincolnshire

How to apply for the Code

For details of how to apply for the care farming Code of Practice and what to do next - click here

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If you still have further queries then please feel free to get in touch by emailing Pearl - our Code Administrator  on

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