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Adults & Volunteering

We offer a range of volunteer and wellbeing opportunities that enable people to spend time in a green space, meet new people, navigate mental health difficulties or life challenges, learn new skills or get work experience.

Due to Covid-19, we've had to limit the number of people participating in our groups to ensure everyone's safety, specially our most vulnerable service users. During this time we're only accepting new enquiries from people that are isolated, have learning difficulties or experiencing poor mental health. Have a look at the open activities below and if you have questions contact us on getinvolved@swcityfarm.co.uk or apply by filling out our Volunteering Interest Form.

We hope to open general volunteer opportunities again over the following months.

Current activities include:

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18 - 25 Outdoor Wellbeing + Practical Skills Course

We have spots available in our current 12 week course and are receiving applications for the next one that starts September 27.
Mondays: 11AM - 3PM.
A taster session will be held on September 6.
To APPLY for a FREE place or to receive more information please FILL OUT THIS FORM, email getinvolved@swcityfarm.co.uk or call 0117 9428241.

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Supported Farming & Green Care

We have practical therapeutic placements available for adults with disabilities or learning difficulties to join in caring for animals and /or gardening.
Mondays to Fridays: 10AM - 1PM, 12:30PM - 3:30PM or 10AM - 3:30PM.
For more info email garden@swcityfarm.co.uk or call 01179442149 or 0117 9428241.

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Volunteer at The Propagation Place

Help with seed sowing, tidying beds, washing plant trays, watering, planting up raised and ground beds, weeding, plant harvesting and more.
Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays: 10:30AM - 12.30PM.
Learn more about our social enterprise or book your place by emailing grow@swcityfarm.co.uk or by calling 0117 9428241. Open to all.

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Community Garden Sessions

We host weekly social gardening sessions for groups and individuals at our Community Garden.
Thursdays: 10AM - 12.30PM.
Book your place by email: garden@swcityfarm.co.uk or by calling 0117 9428241. Open to all.

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Mind without Borders by Bristol Mind

Free drop-in sessions exclusively for Refugee and Asylum Seekers who'd like to get outside in a safe, quiet space, to cook over the campfire, make some crafts, connect with others and get in touch with the seasons.
Thursdays: Participants can arrive any time after 1PM and stay for as long as they like until 4PM
Learn more here or get in touch by email georgia.spooner@bristolmind.org.uk or call 07377 877303.

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Cooking for Wellbeing

A gentle cooking and growing group, we meet each week to work together and create a delicious healthy meal which we share with each other at the end of each session.
Thursdays: 11AM - 2PM.
To APPLY for a FREE place or to receive more information please FILL OUT THIS FORM, email getinvolved@swcityfarm.co.uk or call 0117 9428241.