Useful links

This page contains links to useful pages and links to other organisations for your convenience (we accept no responsibility or liability for the content of these sites)
 
If you would like us to add anything or link with your organisation or project please contact coordinator@carefarminguk.org Please note, links to member care farms can be found on our searchable list of care farms here
 
Useful Links for Care Farms

Diversifying Farm Businesses - Helpful information from DEFRA on things for landowners to think about when considering a change of use

Green Space and Health - Houses of Parliament Postnote on Greenspace and Health 
 
Outdoor learning improves outcomes for children - Blog from Natural Connections
 
Guide to buying farms and farmland - covers the pitfalls, methods of buying and selling, contracts, personal and property rights
 
Ultimate guide to gardening resources - signposts to all sorts of free gardening resources - US based but some resources and information also relevant for UK

The Complete Guide on How To Make Your Business Green - This complete and comprehensive guide gives you an introduction to sustainable living as well as green measures, initiatives and schemes, offering useful tips on what you can do to do make your business more eco friendly.

Farming is Magic - A great website - Farming is Magic have made a film collection for you to watch and pick up tips and techniques. Whether visitors come to you or you go to them, whether you talk with school children or others, whether they have five minutes or sixty, they help you to fill the time with clever, colourful and memorable phrases, stories and activities - showing that Farming is Magic. 
 
Useful Links - other
 
ADT Healthcare is a free helpline for people affected by drug and alcohol addiction. The service is particularly helpful for family members affected by a loved one's addiction.
 
 
Links to other organisations
 
Association of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Practioners
 
Care Farming Scotland
 
CEVAS Farmer Training
 
Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens
 
Dementia Adventure
 
Dose of Nature
 
Green Exercise Research Group
 
Growing Health
 
LEAF
 
Mind
 
Natural England
 
NFU
 
RSPB
 
Social Farming Accross Borders
 
The Conservation Volunteers
 
The Wildlife Trusts
 
Thrive
 
Trellis
 
 

Code of Practice

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

Social Farms & 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