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In Care

L4 Care farm

Farm and community-based skills development training projects available for all clients across our services.  Developing SKILLS FOR LIFE

SKILLS FOR LIFE

free-range eggs woodwork project woodland management drystone walling fence building/maintenance conservation horticulture animal husbandry equestrian

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Our skills training project is a Social Enterprisebased at Oldfield Farm and Norman Wood Farm in the beautiful Goyt Valley.Participant ‘ownership’ is the key to its success – which is why we encourage clients to become involved with planning as well as participating in the various activities. Clients can choose from a number of skills training enterprises:

• free-range eggs
• woodland management
• drystone walling
• woodwork skills
• fence building/maintenance
• conservation
• horticulture
• animal husbandry
• equestrian skills

Good News Family Care skills training projects operate as a Social Enterprise to strengthen the way we work with our beneficiaries by creating:

  • More effective training opportunities and experience.
  • Developing the potential to generate additional income towards the core costs of the organisation.
  • Helping to finance and develop sustainable micro businesses from our current and new activities.
  • Maximising income-generating potential in all activities.

We welcome referral for the projects from a variety of agencies including Probation and the Community Mental Health Team or from individuals themselves.

To make a referral please complete a referral form and send to us by post

WOODWORK woodworktools Click for more info

FREE-RANGE EGGS hens_sky_grassClickClick for more info

EQUESTRIAN ridingtrack Our riding track – thanks to Aviva
Community Fund Award

aviva-award horses_field The horses studiously ignore
the breathtaking scenery
riding_instruction Riding Instruction

HORTICULTURE debbie_horti Land Girls!

horti_se Seed planting

lleyn_sheep The Lleyn sheep watch in wonderbarn_main

reservoir View from road to the farm as it passes over the dam at Fernilee reservoir