High Mead Community Farm in Ham Lane has just been awarded budget funding from Cllr George Russell, ward councillor for Hampreston and Longham. The funding award was given to assist with the purchase of new rabbit hutches for the farm.
High Mead is a therapeutic farm which offers a range of activities for those with learning and physical disabilities, mental health issues and for disengaged youngsters. It is also a volunteering hub for all generations.
The working farm environment promotes the benefits of working with animals, soil and nature, whilst the produce grown on the farm is sold in the shop to support the farms sustainability.
Cllr George Russell said, “I am very pleased to be able to support this incredible organisation and the work that it does in supporting and teaching those with learning and physical disabilities; whilst promoting the benefits of farming and horticulture.”
Ward budget funding is an East Dorset District Council community grant fund, which is awarded by councillors to local community projects.
For more information about how to apply for funding contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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