Quality assurance via Social Farms & Gardens' care farming (and green care) Code of Practice
This page contains:
- A film - Why the Code is so important
- A presentation - giving more information
- Code - How to apply
- Meet the Code team!
- Code leaflet
- Code - supporting resources and events
Film - Why the Code is so important
Featuring 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
Narrated PowerPoint presentation
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
Code case study
Find out how useful the Code can be from care farmers who have achieved it.
Read how Jo Dudek of Fields and Farms used the Code to make her care farm a success.
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
Meet the Code team!
Find out more about our assessors and Code staff here
Need more info?
A downloadable leaflet is available here.
Supporting resources and workshops
For sites that have enrolled on the Code application process, Social Farms & Gardens offers a number of supporting resources (such as Applicant Guidance documents and presentations) and and workshops to help with Code applications, for more information or if you have further queries do get in touch by emailing Pearl - our Code Administrator on firstname.lastname@example.org
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