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  • Keeping you safe at the Farm – COVID-19 update

    COVID-19 update for people supported at projects based on the Farm It’s our intention to start our phased return to Elm Tree Farm soon. This will be a gradual process over the coming weeks and months. We will be offering …

  • Urgent appeal for help to care for our animals

    At the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, we had to close our farm shop and temporarily stop support sessions for people with a learning disability. As a result of this loss of income, the farm needs donations to help cover …

  • Pottery therapy boosts health and wellbeing

    Getting hands-on with pottery and creating ceramics, offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefits. However, a lot of community pottery classes aren’t able to support our trainees’ needs and some people lack the confidence or means to try a …

  • Milestones and memories

    It’s been an exciting year at Elm Tree Farm with some big celebrations for a few of our veteran trainees. Last month, we enjoyed Terry’s 60th birthday, although this was no ordinary celebration as we also celebrated Terry’s impressive 37 …

  • Forest school is a resounding success

    Over the summer, we tried something new at the Farm – forest school for young people with learning disabilities and autism. The activities It was a popular project and we had lots of fun teaching the youngsters how to build …

  • Enjoying the fruits of our labour

    After another productive summer at Elm Tree Farm, the Market Garden team decided it was time to celebrate everyone’s hard work by cooking up a harvest feast! Using produce from the garden we harvested, prepared, and cooked, eight different dishes …

  • Stoke Park conservation grazing

    Back in July 2017, we told you about our work with Bristol City Council and the plans to help bring Stoke Park Estate back to its former glory through conservation, grazing our cattle across parts of the historic site. Bristol …

  • Volunteer army helps transform Bristol care farm

    There’s currently a lot happening down on the Farm, with a new visitors’ area, upcycled furniture shop, and cafe on the horizon, we have big dreams to turn into reality. With so much to do we’re hugely grateful to all …