Main activities

Community volunteering: Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. They come to learn new skills, share knowledge, meet people, be inspired and feel part of a meaningful project and a connected community.

Supported Volunteering Farm Nurture Sessions: For people with special needs, mental and physical health challenges, or those who are vulnerable or marginalised (eg refugees, NEET’s, homeless people, offenders). Focus is on developing life skills, increased sense of wellbeing, gaining confidence and working in a team. Sessions to include growing, cooking, animal care and farmyard tasks.

Education: Schools, Children and Young People: Hands on sessions that help children and young people in school to thrive and reach their full potential. b) that inspire children and young people to have a better relationship with food, make healthier food choices and have the confidence to cook and grow their own c) Support teachers to deliver environmental education curriculum.  

Community Workshops: Skill development in gardening, growing, cooking and sustainable building to: build skills/knowledge within our  volunteer group and the wider community, improve skills to ‘grow your own’ at home, cooking sessions to build confidence, skills and culture around cooking and eating together – for families, adults, young people and children.

Open access green space: Providing a free to access green space where people can experience the benefits of being outside, learning about growing and animal care, having interpersonal interactions thereby reducing isolation and contributing to community cohesion.