We aim to bring together members of the community to support and encourage gardening of all kinds, especially the growing of food. We will encourage the sharing and development of talents, to learn new skills and provide training for members and the wider community. We also aspire to provide a friendly meeting place and help integrate into the Okehampton Community Garden people who may be isolated within the wider community.
Facilities: Volunteering, Picnic area, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Current opening hours are:
Tuesday & Thursday 11am - 5pm
Fatherford Road is just off Exeter Road in Okehampton. Turn into Fatherford Lane, at the staggered crossroads go straight ahead into Fatherford Road. Approx 100 yards along Fatherford Road, on the right, is an entrance to both the community garden and allotments. Bus services X9, 510, 599 from the town centre stop at Balmoral Cresent which is just across the road from Fatherford Lane. There is limited parking available on site.
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!
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:00
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