Rock Farm is a project of One Church Brighton, transforming a six-acre market garden into a future-looking conservation food forest for the restoration of both natural species and vulnerable human beings.
They focus on three key areas: regenerative methods of food production, innovative conservation strategies and accessible community support for the most vulnerable.
Type of activities:
Food growing / Conservation / Ecotherapy activities / Creative and arts (including woodwork / building)
Specialist client experience:
Mental health, long-term unemployed, learning disabilities, vulnerable women, at-risk youth, low-income families
“Volunteering at Rock Farm is integral to my mental health and physical wellbeing and a key day in my week… it has become my safe space; a slice of normality and peace during challenging and uncertain times.”
– Rock Farm participant –
Minibus from central Brighton on Wednesday and Friday
Public transport and parking:
Parking is available.
Free to volunteer
£400pp for 10-week nature connection, mental health and horticulture skills course. Bespoke training, support and permaculture courses available.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Shelter (heated cabin)
Lunch provided at some sessions
Level access but soft ground
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