If you'd like to be a care farmer you might be wondering how to get started. Browse some of our most common topics below or use the search bar to type a key word or question. 

What do I need to consider if I'm a farmer?

If you're a farmer interested in care farming there are a few questions to ask before you start. 

What do I need to consider if I'm not a farmer?

If you're not a farmer there are a few things to think about before you get started with care farming. 

Is there any funding for setting up a care farm?

As far as SF&G is aware, there is no funding specifically available for setting up a care farm.

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

I don't have any animals - can I still be classed as a care farm?

Absolutely. Care farming activities can include growing crops and vegetables, horticulture and land management.

Can I make a decent living from care farming?

We firmly believe that care farmers need to be properly reimbursed for their time and expertise and that care farms need a strong economic foundati

Can you help me with acquiring land for setting up a care farm? 

Land acquisition is a very broad subject and can differ from region to region depending on the policies of the Local Authority.

Clone of How can I get practical support with care farming?

We encourage anyone developing a care farm to work towards our Code of Practice.