An organic forest farm with community access. A mixture of individual and group partners take care of sections of the field, with access to a central meeting space, communal tool store and tea room, composting loos and wheelchair/pram access. Amenities also include a community allotment, covered cob seat, classroom, willow play area, refreshments and a library. Community events throughout the year celebrating seasons and enjoying the space. Activity and training sessions for groups and schools including gardening, orchard maintenance, sustainable building, woodland and bush craft, traditional crafts, art and nature, circus and performance. Natural play and field access for members.
Facilities: Cafe, Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Play area, Play activities, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
9 - 5 Monday - Sunday
Turn left at Longdowns on Falmouth - Helston Road after garage, signposted Halvasso (Take bus to Traverva.
Follow lane to Junction. Turn left continue for 5 minutes. Chyan Lane is on RHS. Please continue on for 100 yards to Chyan car park on right hand side.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
Our monthly networking sessions are open to anyone involved in care farming and green care, regardless of where you live or what stage you're are at.
As it's not always possible to meet face-to-face at the moment, please do join us and say hello!
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
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