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“Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken! Take heed, do not squander your life.” ― Dōgen In this newsletter: Animal Update (Goats, Piglets, Birds, Food Choices) FREE Outdoor Wellbeing + Practical Skills Course Online Vegetable Gardening Course Current Vacancies Summer ...continue reading "The Cycle of Life and Death — Spring 2022 Newsletter"

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We're a working livestock City Farm so death is an obvious reality for us. Most of the time, we determine life and death for the animals that we care for... But when death appears suddenly and unplanned, it can get quite emotional for everyone... not only for those in our team who'd prefer we didn't ...continue reading "In Memoriam of Barley, March 2017 – May 2022"

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After almost a year of Advocacy Work carried out by members of our communities, staff members, advocates and trustees got together for a full day of visioning. As follows are the welcoming words from Kari to everyone on that very special day. Welcome everyone and thank you for coming. Today is a really important day ...continue reading "Visioning Day — Welcome message from Kari Halford, Farm Co-Director"

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Apache (staring at you with his long goatee in the above photo) is a billy goat from Windmill Hill City Farm visiting Crumble, one of the Farm’s nanny goats (she's eating a banana). Crumble’s usual companions at the Farm are Barley, who just got back last week from a romantic holiday with Apache at Lawrence ...continue reading "Who let the goats out!? — January 2022 Newsletter"

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18 - 25 year olds: Autumn's FREE 12 Week Outdoor Wellbeing + Practical Skills Course starts Monday September 27th! Join our next 12 week Outdoor, Wellbeing & Practical Skills Course at Boiling Wells Conservation Site and Food Forest. It's FREE and begins Monday 27th September between 11AM - 3PM. The course combines gentle wellbeing practices ...continue reading "The People Want to Grow! — September 2021 Newsletter"