Care Farming is the therapeutic use of farming practices – where service users regularly attend the care farm as part of a structured health or social care, rehabilitation or specialist educational programme. The powerful mix of being in nature, being part of a group and taking part in meaningful nature based activities is what makes care farming so successful.
Guest blog, by Annabel Britton, from All Good Market in Stamford There are more organisms in a handful of soil than there are people on Earth. It’s the foundation of all terrestrial life and civilisation. And it’s a finite resource: its loss and degradation cannot be recovered within a human lifespan. The soil crisis Photo… Continue reading 60 Harvests Left
Kirsty’s Lincoln allotment turned around her mental health, ignited a passion for growing, and over the past four years has inspired thousands of people, through her social media following. I talked to Kirsty about what motivates her, and how her experience as an allotment holder has transformed her life.
Growing in Schools was an online event for home-educators, teachers, school staff, and anyone who thinks kids should get to learn how to grow veggies, and would like to help make this possible in your community - here are the recordings, for those who missed the live session! Be inspired by two Lincolnshire schools showing… Continue reading Growing in Schools
A new Lincoln Community Larder food bank service has been set up by people in Martin and surrounding villages to support those in their community who are in need of food and supplies. The new service means people unable to get into Lincoln can collect food parcels from a central point in Martin instead.