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Community at Stirley

Kid's Club at Stirley Community Farm Kid's Club at Stirley Community Farm - Credit Joanna Richards

Stirley Community Farm is all about people; local people give the place energy and have been tremendous in getting us to where we are today!

At Stirley Community Farm, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust engages with local people in many ways. If you haven't visited yet then why not drop by during an event, or take a look at the opportunities below.

Volunteering at Stirley Community FarmStirley volunteer

There are numerous volunteering opportunites, in which people can, and do, get involved in the day-to-day operations from tending to vegetable gardens to supervising education sessions. There are also more formalised voluntary traineeships available on the farm.

 

Find out more about volunteering at the farm.

Education at Stirley Community FarmSchool child at Stirley

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust runs a formal education programme at the farm for school children, with sessions designed to meet requirements as set by the national cirriculum. In the past the farm has also hosted trainee apprenticeships for young adults and will look to do this again in the future.

 

Find out more about education and learning opportunities on the farm.

Events at Stirley Community FarmEvent at Stirley

There is a busy and varied events programme throughout the year at Stirley Community Farm, with events to suit all ages. From guided farm walks to craft activities keep an eye on our What's On pages for information upcoming events.

 

More information on our events at the farm.

Community GroupsScout at Stirley

Stirley Community Farm established thanks to the help and support of several community group. In particular local group Growing Newsome were instrumental in the early days and still help out today. We are also actively involved with the local Scouts groups and other community groups.

Local BusinessesCummins volunteer at Stirley

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is hugely grateful to a number of local businesses who have provided support, both in time and resources. Manufacturer Cummins, which has a factory in Huddersfield, have been particularly generous, providing staff and finances to help put a roof on the farmhouse and signage up around the farm.