On the farm we offer the following services.
This is the provision of social or day care service on a family farm with farming and wildlife related activities. This service is suitable for adults with learning disabilities or people recovering from mental health problems. Participants become an important team member on the farm and help in a wide variety of day to day activities.
Workshops and courses on a wide variety of wildlife and countryside topics can be arranged. This includes dry stone walling, habitat creation, wildlife identification, foraging, mini-beasts, peatland and woodlands.These can take place on the farm or at a suitable location close to you. Workshops can be tailored to any age group and can be a great addition to any event.
Trainers are qualified LANTRA, Forest Schools and adult education tutors.
Open to the public?No
Open to the public - details:
Butterlope Farm is located 2 miles from the village of
Plumbridge in the beautiful Glenelly Valley at the heart of the Sperrins.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 10:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 16:00
The Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme is a nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional...
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 11:00 to Monday, August 31, 2020 - 16:00
SF&G have launched a series of online webinars designed to help members tackle the huge challenges arising from this crisis and to share best practice and inspiration from around the country.
Themes are based on what members told us were the...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Growing Care Farming: National, Regional and Online events
Growing Care Farming, is part of the Government Programme for Children & Nature (supported by Defra, is funded by the Department of Education and managed by Natural England) and is...
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...
Social Farms & Gardens has contributed to a Defra consultation on the future of food, farming and the environment in England, emphasising the role that city farms, care farms and community gardens already play in benefitting people and places -...
A new report produced by FCFCG shows that involvement in community growing can act as a ‘powerful tool’ to help vulnerable people, bring communities together and encourage people to adopt greener and healthier behaviours.
FCFCG has produced a...
Wales ‘grows for it’ with £130,000 investment in more allotments - Welsh Allotment Regeneration Initiative
A new support package designed to increase allotments in areas of Wales where they most needed has been announced today by Social Farms...
We’re celebrating 40 years of supporting communities to farm, garden and grow together. This is your chance to recognise the local groups and organisations that are improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and the environment...