Why does care farming work?

Care farming is a powerful mix of being in nature,being part of a group and taking part in meaningful farming activities. The individual comes first and the activities are tailored around them. 

Accessing an agricultural setting can help a wide range of people with a vulnerability improve their health and wellbeing and build social skills.

Service users benefit from improvements to mental and physical health, increased self-confidence and self-worth and reduced social isolation. For many, care farming changes their lives.

Who benefits from care farming?

Care farming is a good thing in lots of different ways. Find out how it helps service users, health and social care providers, farmers and wider society. 

Who is care farming for?

Agricultural settings can help a wide range of people improve their health and wellbeing. Discover who can benefit from time spent care farming. 

What is care farming?

If you're new to care farming, you might be wondering what the term means. Find out exactly what care farming is and what care farms do.