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.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
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First ever City Farm Day takes place on Thursday 25th March 2021!
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