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Freightliners Farm

A small farm in an urban setting providing the opportunity for local individuals and groups to learn from and interact with the environment and each other through animal care, horticulture and sustainable practices. The farm provides a wide-ranging educational programme in a fully equipped classroom. Over 200 school groups participate each year in tours and workshops. The farms accredited educational courses include carpentry, cooking, animal care, horticulture, beekeeping, and health and safety on the farm. The farm also provides an alternative educational project called Don't Turn Back for young people who are at risk of disengaging from mainstream education. Volunteers aged 12 plus are welcome. Manure and compost available to the public for a small donation.

Who to contact

Telephone
020 7609 0467
E-mail
administration@freightlinersfarm.org.uk
Website
www.freightlinersfarm.org.uk

Location

Address
Sheringham Road
Islington
London
Postcode
N7 8PF

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
Open all year round Tuesday to Sunday; Autumn, Winter 10am to 4pm; Spring, Summer 10:00am to 4.45pm. Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays. Closed for one week over Christmas period.

Other Details

Cost Details
Free entry, but donation requested.
Who is this service for?
Children, young people, families. Any member of the public.
Can I refer myself?
Yes
How to refer or apply

Drop in. Young people for the Don't Turn Back project are referred by education practitioners

Record updated: 21/09/2016