News

This page shows the latest stories from all our news sections (farm news, fundraising and events news and our newsletters) on one page, plus you can join our mailing list.

Farm News (November 15, 2017)

Chief Executive Vacancy

Chief Executive Vacancy Farms for City Children is seeking an outstanding individual with strong leadership and management skills and a track record of income generation to drive forward the strategic and operational development of the Charity. This will include leading […]

Fundraising News (October 20, 2017)

Sausage making at Nethercott House!

We have recently launched a partnership with Eversfield Organic, a family run organic farm based on the outskirts of Dartmoor, to fundraise and enable more children to experience a week of muck and magic on one of our three farms. […]

Fundraising News (October 20, 2017)

Joules’ First Charity Week!

We have been fortunate enough to have worked with Joules for four years now, and this year they held their first Charity Week from 25th to 29th September. It was a huge success and amazing to see all the different […]

Newsletter

2017 Autumn

Welcome to our latest newsletter! In this edition we reflect back on the last six months of activity on the farms. We’d particularly recommend reading Kirsty’s story to get a really good flavour of what a week of muck and […]

Farm News (September 1, 2017)

Pumpkin Patch Day!

The brilliant Lower Treginnis Pumpkin Patch Day is back for another year! On Saturday 28th October, join us in our annual pumpkin harvest with scrumptious food, spooky stories, fancy dress, face painting and much more! This wickedly fun event will […]

Farm News (September 1, 2017)

Wassail

Our 21st annual Wassail ceremony at Wick Court is taking place from 7pm on Saturday 20th January 2018. Join us for this unique celebration of the orchards which ensures a good crop for the following season.  Warming and delicious homemade […]

Fundraising News (August 22, 2017)

Plymouth 10k

Taking place on Sunday 8th October, the Plymouth 10k takes you on a tour of Britian’s “ocean city”, taking in the wonderful sights that Plymouth has to offer.   Run the Plymouth 10k in aid of Farms for City Children […]

Fundraising News (July 5, 2017)

St Paul’s Walden Bury Run

On Sunday 24 September, St Paul’s Walden Bury are hosting three runs in aid of Farms for City Children – a 10km, 5km and a 2km – starting from 11:30am, with registration and gates opening at 10:15. You can run […]

Fundraising News (June 30, 2017)

The Friends of Treginnis Fête

The Friends of Treginnis Fête is back for another year of farm family fun! Our event is on Saturday 22 July from 12 midday until 5:30pm. This year we’ll be hosting a dog show, falconry, archery, craft stalls, children’s games […]

Farm News (May 26, 2017)

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge asks to see our work!

Having read about Farms for City Children in Country Life magazine at the end of last year, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge wanted to come and have a closer look at what we do. Read on to find […]