A community garden and ranger service to local schools and organisations to help them develop productive growing spaces and learn about the benefits of growing your own. The project also promotes awareness of healthy eating with diet and lifestyle.
Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Currently we are open on Tuesdays or by appointment.
From Mansfield direction, take the B6030 out through Forest Town and Kings Clipstone. Continue through Kings Clipstone, past the Dog and Duck pub on your right, under the railway bridge, then take the next turning on your right down Forestry Holdings Road (signposted Private Road). Continue slowly down this road (it is a private road and there is lots of wildlife) for about 1/3 of a mile until you see a portacabin building on your right, take the second turning onto the site car park.
From the A614 (Ollerton or Nottingham), take the B6030 turning, continue about 2 1/2 miles going past the large turning to Sherwood Pines on your left. Take the next turning on your left which is the Forestry Holdings turning. Continue slowly down this road (it is a private road and there is lots of wildlife) for about 1/3 of a mile until you see a portacabin building on your right, take the second turning onto the site car park.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 09:00 to Friday, January 21, 2022 - 17:00
The care farming for mental health course explores how care farming can meet the needs of those with living with mental ill health as part of a health, social care or education programme.
On this course you will:
Learn how care farming can benefit...
Lead by our Growing Schools team, Heidi Seary and Keeley Smith will look at the benefits of gardening and farming in schools and working effectively in partnerships with schools.
Our monthly webinars for SF&G members take place on the 3rd...
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 09:00 to Friday, February 11, 2022 - 17:00
Learn how care farming can benefit people with depression and anxiety as part of a health, social care or education programme.
On this course you will:
Learn how care farming can benefit young people with anxiety and depression, and how these...
Crop Cycle: Welsh Government fund the supply & installation of Controlled Environment Agriculture systems for the demonstration of community benefits across 4 sites in WalesControlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)...
As part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations we’ve partnered with experienced and specialist insurance broker, McClarrons to deliver a special event to help these essential community spaces to secure the right insurance. The event has been postponed...
As part of their response to the COP26 Glasgow Climate Change Conference, the SF&G Northern Ireland team have released this short film demonstrating the power of NI's community growing spaces and the work they are doing to bring people together...
CLAS Cymru, the community land initiative managed by the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens, has helped support a consortium of locally based volunteers, community enterprises and organisations in Newtown, Powys, to secure a £1.1...
A new film from Social Farms & Gardens Growing Care Farming team highlights how care farming can help young people in education.
Care farms help people of different ages, including young people who may be struggling to learn in...