News

This page shows the latest stories from all our news sections (farm news, fundraising news and our newsletters) on one page.

Fundraising News (July 28, 2014)

First winners of RGB’s Well Built Community Fund!

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to announce that Farms for City Children is the first winner of their Well Built Community Fund. Our charity will be receiving £1,000 worth of shower equipment from RGB’s Okehampton branch to use at our […]

Fundraising News (June 18, 2014)

FFCC and Friends of Treginnis Summer Fete

On Saturday 12th July, head to Treginnis to enjoy the stunning views with friends and family at the summer fete. For more details, contact our farm in Wales, Treginnis.

Fundraising News (June 18, 2014)

Wick Court Family Farm and Cider Festival

On Saturday 19th July, head to Wick Court for an afternoon and evening of local bands, local cider and perry, with delicious home-made food from the farm. See here for contact details, prices and activities, or contact Heather.

Fundraising News (April 23, 2014)

The Tempest comes to Nethercott

Tickets are now available for Miracle Theatre Company’s outdoor performance of The Tempest at Nethercott farm, on Friday 18th July. Each year they treat us to a fantastic performance, bring your picnic baskets and chairs and enjoy a lovely summer […]

Newsletter

Spring 2014

Have a read of our newsletter and catch up with the farms during a very busy spring!  

Farm News (March 31, 2014)

Busy day at Wick Court

We had a Hereford calf born today – a heifer, the children have called it Harriet. Also Pat the Beekeeper brought us a nuc of bees – a small colony with Queen to start another hive.

Fundraising News (March 26, 2014)

Amanda and Connie’s leap of faith!

Our Administrator Amanda and Fundraising and Marketing Assistant Connie are taking part in the world record skydive in June. Over two hundred people are jumping 15000 ft to raise money for their chosen charities, Amanda and Connie are hoping to […]

Fundraising News (February 12, 2014)

Mount House Christmas Fair

The Friends of Mount House parents’ association raised £500 for Farms for City Children in November, at their annual Christmas Fair. Mount House Headmaster Patrick Savage commented: “Outdoor learning is an essential part of education today – from the earliest […]

Fundraising News (February 5, 2014)

Ros walks the 12 bridges!

Ros celebrated her 60th birthday by walking 12 bridges of London  and raising an amazing £900! Ros says : ”I really had an amazing time on Saturday. The sun shone and I was joined by quite a few family and friends […]

Farm News (January 22, 2014)

Wick Court wassail

A great time was had by all at Wick Court’s annual wassail on Saturday night! Delicious homemade food and drink accompanied by music and entertainment from the fantastic Lassington Oak Morris and friends. Even the Gloucester Old Spots were dancing!