08.0105 City & Community Farms

Hackney City Farm

Description

Exists to bring the countryside and its activities to urban people, generally using otherwise derelict land and involving local people in their establishment and maintenance. The farm is a registered charity and was established in 1984 on 1.5 acres of land and buildings. Originally a brewery, the buildings are substantial while areas that were once roads and buildings are now used for growing and grazing. Read more »

Location

1a Goldsmiths Row, Hackney,
London E2 8QA
United Kingdom

Bath City Farm

Description

37-acre site with stunning views of the City of Bath. Disabled access to innovative picnic area, pond development, community composting scheme and small flock of sheep.

Our mission is to build a caring, healthy and cohesive community through the involvement of local people – especially those who are disadvantaged in the development and maintenance of a productive green space, where they are able to learn about sustainable farming and food growing, acquire new skills and develop new friendships.

Location

Kelston View, Whiteway,
Bath BA2 1NW
United Kingdom

Stepney City Farm

Description

We are a working farm in Tower Hamlets; one of the most deprived and densely-populated boroughs in England. We use sustainable agricultural practice to produce safe and healthy food and other products.

We operate particularly for those who by virtue of youth, age, disability, financial hardship or social circumstance can especially benefit. We aim to strengthen our community by addressing existing social divisions. Read more »

Location

Stepney Way,
London E1 3DG
United Kingdom

Newham City Farm

Description

Farm and visitor centre offers the opportunity to get close to farm livestock, animals and the natural environment. Special event days with a rural emphasis and guided tours for schools and other groups by prior arrangement. A café is open at weekends and during holidays. Also has rare breed farm animals and is affiliated to the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens. Call for more details.

Location

Stansfeld Road, Beckton,
London E6 5LT
United Kingdom

The Woodlands Farm Trust

Description

Covers about 89 acres on the borders of Greenwich and Bexley Boroughs near to Oxleas Woods. Run by a charitable trust, it is a city farm with hay meadows, offering environmental education, local wood recycling. Farming practices are balanced with the needs of nature conservation and sustainability. Read more »

Location

331 Shooters Hill,
Welling DA16 3RP
United Kingdom

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Description

Lawrence Weston Community Farm is a community-managed project that aims to improve the quality of life for local people and it's service-users.

The farm does this by working with members of the local community, and others, to provide a range of innovative and exciting, educational, social, environmental, economic and recreational activities. Read more »

Location

Saltmarsh Drive, Lawrence Weston,
Bristol BS11 0NJ
United Kingdom

Sacrewell Farm & Country Centre

Description

Whether you visit for the day or stay on our charming campsite, we guarantee you’ll find plenty to entertain the whole family whatever the weather!

Feed the friendly animals, hop on the bumpy tractor ride, or discover our Timeline Barn where you can try on some historic costumes, hunt for eggs in the hay and dig for buried treasure. Read more »

Location

Great North Road, Thornhaugh,
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE8 6HJ
United Kingdom

Freightliners Farm

Description

Model of a working farm situated in the heart of Islington with cows, pigs, sheep, goats, ducks, geese and chickens. Sells eggs, honey, animal feed, straw and compost. Runs a wide range of farm activities for children and features plenty of hands-on demonstrations. Affiliated to the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens. Read more »

Location

Sheringham Road,
London N7 8PF
United Kingdom

St Werburghs City Farm

Description

St Werburghs City Farm is a green oasis in the heart of Bristol city. Like an outdoor community centre, the Farm promotes health and well-being through opportunities that enable people to meet, learn, participate and play within a safe environment. Read more »

Location

Watercress Road, St Werburghs,
Bristol BS2 9YJ
United Kingdom
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