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.

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“Nature itself is the best physician.”
– Hippocrates