Is my farm already a care farm?

If you are regularly working with people with a defined need and are doing activities outdoors which might include animal assisted therapy, growing crops, horticulture or land management, then yes, you are already care farming, even if you are not specifically being paid to deliver these services.

It is the combination of the intervention and the working farm environment that is important and defines the care farm.

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