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Avian influenza (bird flu) is a notifiable animal disease. If you suspect any type of avian influenza in poultry or captive birds you must report it immediately by calling the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. In Wales, contact 0300 303 8268. In Scotland, contact your local Field Services Office. Failure to do so is an offence.

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Chris Franklin: For Rescue animals, animal care, group visits, talks, social media, donations  Email 07 816 816 125
Kara Robertson: For press, media, photographs, social media shout-outs Email 
Helie Franklin. For school placements, school visits, DofE, care home visits, volunteering, Sponsorship   Email mobile  07837568699 
Caroline Le Bourgeois: Merchandise, Art, Video. Email

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Helie Franklin. Contact for school placements, school visits, DofE, care home visits, volunteers   helie@caenhillcc.org.uk
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Chris Franklin: Contact for Rescue animals, animal care, group visits, talks, social media  contact@caenhillcc.org.uk 07 816 816 125
Kara Robertson: Contact for press, media, photographs, social media shoutouts media@caenhillcc.org.uk 

For a media or interview contact   Kara email - media@caenhillcc.org.uk  
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Please call to arrange a visit and follow our COVID-19 rules when entering the farm. 

 

Useful Links

There are many other networks that support the work of projects like a community farm. This page is set up to offer links to increase your own personal networks and open opportunities for the work you are doing.

The Government has a site set up to encourage healthy eating for children and healthy lifestyles for the whole family: http://www.nhs.uk/change4life

The acres of orchards are in decline in the country. The farm will have its own orchard but maybe you would like to find out a little more about orchards and fruits. Visit : http://www.orchardgroundforce.blogspot.com

From this site you can download a how-to guide for community orchards: http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/communities/orchardshowto

The woodlands across the UK are considerably less, which is a problem for many green and eco-friendly environments. To find out more and how you can help go to:
//thewoodlandtrust@woodlandtrust.org.uk">http://thewoodlandtrust@woodlandtrust.org.uk

You may want to keep in touch with farming issues both regionally and nationally. What are key issues for the farming world? Visit: http://www.nfuonline.com/

Find out where farming and education fit and what the current issues are through FACE - farming and countryside education on: http://www.face-online.org.uk/

For information regarding issues in the farming community there is The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD:  http://www.agdevjournal.com/


There are many areas of support and information regarding community agriculture, here are just a few:

Are you interested in starting your own project? This site will give you ideas and advice to help get you started: http://www.localharvest.org/csa/

The Soil Association which is a membership charity which campaigns for healthy, sustainable and humane food, land use and farming - http://www.soilassociation.org/

Community supported agriculture information site: http://www.makinglocalfoodwork.co.uk/about/csa/index.cfm

Visiting a farm with school children is a great experience. If you need any information or advice before the trip go to: http://www.farmsforschools.org.uk/index.htm
This is a partner organisation to FACE.

If you are not able to visit our farm, or have done so and want to further your knowledge and experience at another, maybe one of the following may be able to help you.

In Wiltshire -
http://www.larkrisefarm.org.uk/  situated near Trowbridge and connected to Larkrise Special School.

http://www.jamiesfarm.org.uk/about-us/our-story.html - located near Box, close to Bath. This farm specialises in educational links for young people from the London area.

http://www.riverbournecommunityfarm.org.uk/profiles.html A new project located south of Salisbury in the Bourne Valley area.

http://www.greatwoodcharity.org/ The centre near Marlborough that gives retired racehorses a future and provides activities for children with Special Educational Needs.


Further afield:
http://www.swanseacommunityfarm.org.uk/ They say - It’s a place where people of all ages can get stuck in to growing plants and vegetables, help to look after animals and discover more

http://www.thecommunityfarm.co.uk/ Set in the Chew Valley offering farming and a vegetable box scheme.

http://www.tablehurstandplawhatch.co.uk/ - A farm 30 miles south of London which has been running for 10 years now.



 

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12 December 2021
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How are we nearly half way through December already, with Christmas under two weeks away? It only feels like yesterday I was telling you all about last year's panto at the farm. Now we're back already, counting down to Christmas, opening our advent c...
08 December 2021
Cuthberts
I next would like to talk about chores and admin on the farm, at least the admin that I was able to see. If you really knew what you were doing, feeding and watering the animals could be done within 10-15 minutes give or take a few minutes. The coupl...

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