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  • 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 …

  • Bonfire Night with autism-friendly fireworks

    After the success of our 2016 event for Bonfire Night, we’re excited to announce another free, family-friendly Bonfire Night for 2017, but with a (low noise) bang. Event details Date: Saturday, 4 November, 2017 Time: 6-9pm Venue: Elm Tree Farm, …

  • Masons muck in and put on a fantastic event

    Earlier this year, the local Freemasons asked if we wanted some help at Elm Tree Farm. 2017 is their tercentenary, and they were keen to celebrate and do something for the local community. They suggested that a family fun day …