This new project has just identified a piece of waste land near to the centre of Chesterfield in Derbyshire. It is being managed by the community Group 'Transition Chesterfield' who are negotiations with the owners of the land (Chesterfield Borough Council) and the leaseholders who do not now want to develop it (Fairplay Childrens' Disability Charity in Chesterfield).
Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Wildlife area
Open to the public?No
Open to the public - details:
Every Sunday from 10am to 3pm
Every Wednesday afternoon 1-3pm
Every Thursday evening 6.30pm - dusk
Enter Ashgate Road Public Car Park, our entrance is at the bottom of the Car Park by the Notice Board and cones.
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...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:00 to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 16:00
At the outset of the pandemic we started running regular webinars to help our members navigate the rapidly changing landscape brought about by COVID-19. These proved to be incredibly popular and we loved the increased sense of solidarity and...
Tuesday, October 27, 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...
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...
Care Farming for Mental Health and Wellbeing film
Care farming is the therapeutic use of farming practices. Service users regularly attend these care farm as part of a structured care, rehabilitation, or special educational...
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...