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GardeningStepney City Farm in London’s East End is a working farm, Rural Arts Centre and community meeting place. We give children and adults a chance to meet farm animals, learn how to grow food and try out arts and crafts. Find out more.

The Farm is free to all visitors and everyone is welcome.

We are a registered charity, number 1136448.

This week on the farm

This week we will mostly be booking tickets to fancy dinners in our cafe and…

Saturday 16th August

  • Farm open to public 9.30am-4pm
  • Cafe open 10am-4pm
  • Weekly farmers market selling fresh local produce. 10am-3pm
  • Way of Wellness course 10am-12noon Everyone welcome
  • Private children’s party. If you want to book your own party email thuy@stepneycityfarm.org.

Sunday 17th August

  • Farm open to public 9.30am-4pm
  • Cafe open 10am-4pm
  • Young open volunteers 10am -1pm or 2-5pm Anyone welcome
  • Private children’s party. If you want to book your own party email thuy@stepneycityfarm.org.

Monday 18th August

  • Farm closed

Tuesday 19th August

  • Farm open to public 9.30am-4pm
  • Cafe closed
  • Open Volunteers 1pm-4pm, Anyone welcome
  • Ocean Women’s Association 10=11.30am
  • Way of Wellness course 3pm-5pm Everyone welcome

Wednesday 20th August

  • Farm open to public 9.30am-4pm
  • Cafe open 9.30am-2.30pm
  • Weekly Team meeting 9-9.30am Everyone welcome
  • Farm Club: 1-4pm, 8-11 year olds, 1-4pm. These workshops give kids hands on experience of farm life, opportunities to learn about our plants and animals and have fun playing in the great outdoors. To book a place for your child email youth@stepneycityfarm.org. all welcome
  • Corporate volunteering day: JP Morgan If you want to book your own session email tom@stepneycityfarm.org
  • Intro to Blacksmithing course, 7-9pm £40 per person
  • Beginnners pottery throwing course: 6.30-8.30pm. Email jessjos@stepneycityfarm.org

Thursday 21st August

  • Farm open to public 9.30am-4pm
  • Cafe open 9.30am-2.30pm
  • Little farmers day 10am-12noon, 5-7 year olds, all welcome
  • Little farmers day 2-4pm, 9-10 year olds, all welcome

Friday 22nd August

  • Farm open to public 9.30am-4pm
  • Cafe open 9.30am-2.30pm
  • Open Volunteers 1pm-4pm Anyone welcome

Coming up

Wild & Refined: a Stepney City Farm Pop-up
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th September

Bringing 15 years of cooking experience to our café kitchen, Yorkshire native Neil Bentinck will be concocting a truly unique menu using the freshest seasonal produce from the farm. You’ll be treated to a welcome drink, posh snacks, amuse-bouche, six delicious courses followed by sweet treats. The food will be exquisite fine dining, the setting humble but loveable. A perfect match. Drinks will be available to buy on the night. Tickets are limited to just 25 people a night, so book now to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £40. Book now here

Farm Club Summer Holiday workshops
Wednesday: August 27th.
1-4pm. For children aged 8-11. These workshops give kids hands on experience of farm life, opportunities to learn about our plants and animals and have fun playing in the great outdoors. To book a place for your child email youth@stepneycityfarm.org

Harvest Festival
24th August
Everyone welcome to join us. We will harvest the wheat grown by Osmani and Ben Jonson schools, making two beautiful Stepney Wheat sheafs, and comparing the growths of the two heritage varieties. We will also be celebrating the world of bread with a stall from the Better Health Bakery and a workshop on making corn dollies with the amazing environmental artist Anne Marie Culhane. 

Crafty Saturday
Saturday 6th September, 11am-3pm
Bookbinding, more details to come!

 

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