Community growing thrives in the West Country, not just in the obvious urban areas like Bristol, Exeter, Bath and Plymouth, but also in more rural areas like Cornwall. Use this page to stay up to date with what's happening near you.

See below for a map view or list of Social Farms & Gardens members in this region, as well as local news, events and case studies. There are also lots of useful information resources available for social farmers, gardeners and growers on our Resources page.  

If you are looking for members that offer commissioned health, social care or special education services (such as care farms), please follow this link.

 

South West England

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Get Involved

Please contact our head office:

Tel: 0117 923 1800
Email: admin@farmgarden.org.uk

Latest news

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...

A new film from Social Farms & Gardens Growing Care Farming team highlights how care farming can help young people in education. 

Care farms help people of different ages, including young people who...

Upcoming events

Start / End Date: 3rd March 2022, 16:00 - 17:00

A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.

Start / End Date: 7th October 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.

Start / End Date: Multiple dates

A series of specially themed webinars, network meetings, training and launch events for those delivering or interested in delivering, care farming services.

Useful Case Studies

Chyan Community Field, an organic forest farm with community access, has been running since 2002. In that time, the group have transformed a disused, over-grown 2.2 acre Cornish field into a shining example of vegan organic growing, wildlife gardening...

A forgotten and derelict space on North Street in Bedminster has been turned into a community 'pocket park'.

TheHorseCourse is a busy Equine-Assisted Interventions Centre based on an ex-dairy farm in Weymouth. Harriet Laurie, founder, explains what TheHorseCourse offers people who are struggling and for whom other more mainstream therapeutic approaches may...