News & Events What's On PAST EVENT: October Young Farmers Urban Roots is a weekly Saturday morning club which inspires young people, aged 9-14 to get involved in all aspects of the farm and take part in some great indoor and outdoor activities. It's a real opportunity for those taking part to increase their knowledge of animals, nature and the environment whilst developing their personal, social and practical skills by Caring for animals around the farm Growing fruit and vegetables Making butter Exploring for bugs in our ecology garden or pond dipping for newts and other small creatures Finding out about nature, the environment and how to care for it Taking part in cookery sessions Learning how to spin wool from our sheep and alpacas Taking part in art and craft sessions And loads more! The activities change from week to week but whichever sessions children attend they'll have a great time! Urban Roots is led by farm staff who are experienced in working with children of all ages to help them achieve their potential and do more. Sessions last three hours and cost just £7.50 per week. You can book as many or few dates as you wish (subject to available places) and we give any child who attends 9 paid for sessions a 10th one for free! Please note: Urban Roots is for 9-14 year olds only.Many of the sessions will involve physical activity around the farm and may be messy so please ensure appropriate clothing is worn.Basic refreshments are provided so please make us aware of any special dietary requirements by calling the education team on 0207 582 4204 after booking. If you wish to discuss whether Urban Roots is suitable for your child, particularly if they have additional support needs, please contact us and we'll be pleased to help. Booking for this event has now closed.