COVID-19 Status

The safety and health of our community is at the heart of Wellgate Community Farm’s COVID-19 response. We are committed to following all relevant legislation, and we are consulting with a range of outside agencies to coordinate our response.

This is an overview of the activities at Wellgate Commmunity Farm. It will be updated as restrictions or the situation at the farm changes, it is not exhaustive. If you have a specific question, please email us or call the office on 01708 747850.

This information was last updated on November 4th, 2020 and applies from November 5th, 2020 to December 5th, 2020 in response to government restrictions for England published at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november

Hands-on

Operating AS NORMAL. Hands-on is an educational scheme run in conjunction with schools and Lambourne End Outdoor Centre.

Hatchpacks

Operating WITH CHANGES. We are planning socially-distant hatchpack provision for Spring 2021, equipment being delivered with setup instructions, and our farm instructor talks and Q&A’s being delivered remotely.

Mobile Farm

Our Mobile Farm is NOT OPERATING.

Public Visitors

We are currently CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. Works are ongoing to make improvements to the site to remove pinch-points and improve safe site accessibility. When the farm is ready to reopen there will be a booking system in place.

Visits

Visits to Wellgate Farm are NOT OPERATING.

Volunteering

Regular farm volunteering is OPERATING AS NORMAL.

Work Experience

Student volunteering is OPERATING AS NORMAL.

Young Farmers

Young Farmers is NOT OPERATING. Young Farmer parents/carers were notified by email on Monday, November 4th. If you didn’t receive a message, please call the farm on 01708 747850. or email us.