We cover an approx 1 acre site in an urban deprived area of Halifax, West Yorkshire where we grow produce and provide a natural play area and Community space centred around a straw-bale kitchen where food can be cooked and meetings held.
Groups that use our project include local schools, local Community groups and individuals. We also have a regular and active volunteer programme.
We are part of Halifax Opportunities Trust
Facilities: Volunteering, Shop, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Play area, Holiday activities, Wildlife area, Sustainable/Green building on site
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
The site is usually open every Thursdays from 10-3,please contact to check we're open
By road , we are on Lightowler Road, Halifax HX1 5NB next to the Jubilee Children's Centre.
The nearest train station is Halifax or a short walk from bus routes to Pellon Lane or Kings Cross(approx 0.5 miles)
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
Find local support and advice at this face-to-face meeting, part of a regular programme of bi-annual meetings from the independent Yorkshire and Humber Care Farming Network.
Chaired by Robin Asquith from Camphill Village Trust, and this month hosted...
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!
On Monday this week our very own SF&G Wales Manager Gary Mitchell (also of South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team, and Assistant Chair to the British Cave Rescue Council) was awarded a Royal Decoration of the Kingdom of Thailand...
Growing Better Lives 2018, a conference exploring and celebrating the links between community growing, care farming, health and wellbeing took place in Manchester in April 2018, sponsored by The Mayfield Partnership.
If you're a care farmer or green care provider, our care farming and green care annual survey is your chance to tell us about working in the sector.
The survey means we can build a picture of care farming and green care across the...
Care farming for social care film
Our Growing Care Farming team have launched the second in of a series of films, created to show how care farming transforms people’s lives.
The second film in the series focuses...
'Tyfu Fyny' Wales Rural Development Programme Report published
Our 3-year Rural Development Programme funded project ‘Tyfu Fyny’ has now come to an end. It’s been a fantastic 3 years and during that time we have got to know the community growing...