Get started with care farming

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?

Although there is no specific funding or setting up a care farm, find out how to access funds from different sources. 

Is my farm already a care farm?

If you work with people with a defined need outdoors you may already be care farming. Find out what defines a care farm. 

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

Care farms can be very different from each other and you don't have to have animals to be classed as a care farm. 

Can I make a decent living from care farming?

Income and finances are an important part of care farming but they are not the main motivation for becoming a care farmer.