What is a Care Farm?
A Care Farm uses the therapeutic effects of nature to promote health and social care as well as mental health and well-being.
Care Farming is special in that there is a purpose behind it; those who attend and participate make meaningful contributions to the farm while enjoying the benefits of nature and the joy of caring for our cast of characters here – the animals.
In my mind, this can be hard to explain. For me personally, I get so much joy from a day on the farm than a day spent doing much else.
Caring for the animals and helping create the dream of what this farm is meant to be, and even the messy truth that a farm has an abundance of...well, poop...is all part of it. Caring for things like the animals and the garden ends up helping me to care for myself.