Who we are and what we do

** Please note: we are in a transition stage and are currently in the process of an exciting merger - more details here - Watch this space for more information on the new organisation, who we are and what we do!**

 

Who we are....

Care Farming UK is a registered charity -  employing two part-time members of staff and run by a Board of Directors made up of care farmers and other experts in the field

More details about our Board and staff members (including their names, biographies and photos) can be found here

What we do.....

Care Farming UK has two main roles i) Promoting care farming; and ii) Supporting care farmers

 We have four strategic aims:

Promoting care farming:

1.       Profile - increasing the profile and awareness of care farming

2.       Evidence - developing the evidence-base for the effectiveness of care farming

Supporting care farmers

3.       Care Farming - supporting the quality and provision of services from care farms

4.       Networks - enabling care farming networks to develop across the UK

 

Our mission: To provide a voice and supportive services for care farmers, to inspire decision makers and to develop policies and actions that will support care farming in the UK.

Our vision: To see thriving farms and landscapes providing social, educational, therapeutic and development opportunities.

 

For more information on how we came about  and why we think care farming is fantastic, please take a look at this video on YouTube

Code of Practice

The Care farming Code of Practice provides quality assurance for clients, commissioners and families alike.

Social Farms and Gardens is encouraging all care farmers to adopt the care farming Code of Practice.

 

For more information click here

Care Farm of the Month

Hall Farm, Eastoft in Lincolnshire works with adults & children of varying abilities

More info here

Email:mark@hallmarkfarming.co.uk