The Badger-faced ewe of the Torwen variety (ie brown with white striped face). She is such a character, will stand for hours just having her face rubbed, and waggles her tail to show her contentment.
Spitalfields City Farm was originally set up by volunteers in 1978 and we still rely on volunteers today to help maintain the farm and gardens, look after the animals and assist in delivering projects.
In short, without volunteers there would be no farm. If you want to help out, here is how you can get involved:
Farmyard: We currently have a waiting list for Farmyard (over 18) volunteers - applications already recieved are being processed and we will arrange an interview when there is availability Please contact Michelle if you have any questions.
- Monday - Saturday (over 18) 10.00-4.00 Saturday opportunities available - click here to download an application form
- Sundays (Limited availability for 13-18yrs) 10.00-4.00 NO CURRENT VACANCIES
Gardens: We hold gardening sessions twice a week.
- Tue. 11am - 2pm
- Wed. 11am - 2pm
Events, Farm Café and Sunday Market
Bring your events management and barrista skills to Spitalfields City Farm. Or, come and develop these skills with us. Mostly week-end volunteering. Contact Rossana
Corporate Team Days
Located on the edge of the City of London, the Farm is an ideal spot for a team building work day. For further information on corporate volunteering please have a look at the corporate challenge page.
Volunteers help us deliver our education programme, both at the farm and in local schools. If you are interested in getting involved please contact our education co-ordinator Esther
Volunteers also help us with other activities including general maintenance tasks, administration and IT support. Keep an eye out for these opportunities as they are advertised below.
Volunteers help us maintain the farm. If you are interested in helping us maintain the farm and you are handy with a drill and a paint brush please contact our volunteer support worker Michelle.