News

  • The magic of plants and gardening

    It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to the gardens here on the farm. We’ve been so happy to welcome our trainees back after lockdown just in time for the main seed sowing season which kick starts the …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …