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Racecourse Road  Lingfield  RH7 6PQ  United Kingdom 

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Freightliners Farm

Farm in the City
  • Neighborhood: Islington
  • Category: Educational Outings
  • Hours: Autumn - Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Winter - Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Spring - Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 04:45 PM,Summer - Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 04:45 PM
  • Train: "Highbury & Islington
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Freightliners Farm is in Islington in the north of London. The name comes from the fact that the animals were originally housed in railway goods vans. It is a registered charity and one of the rare city farms in the UK that has a non-slaughtering policy. It contains gardens, a variety of animals. There are five beehives with a continental beehive in the process of being built. It has a fully equipped classroom where classes are run for adults and children on such topics as composting, spinning and weaving, animal care, carpentry, horticulture and bee keeping. It also has a vegetarian café.

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