Care farming in the UK: good for farms, good for people

There are over 240 care farms in the UK, providing supervised, structured interventions of farming-related activities for a range of vulnerable people (including people with ASD, mental ill-health, learning disabilities, older people with dementia – to name but a few). Come and hear how care farming can simultaneously improve lives, provide a valuable service for health and social care and increase the viability of farming. 

Speakers: 
Dr Rachel Bragg (Care Farming UK) 
and care farmers: 
Robin Asquith (The Hayshed) 
Matthew Sharp (Rising Sun Farm) 
Sarah Giles (Farm-Ability)

 

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