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Video: Social Farming Documentary (Europe)

The European SoFar (Social Farming) research programme has completed a video-documentary as end product of their programme. It is a kind of journey across different realities/cases in the 7 participating countries. Contact SoFar (http://sofar.unipi.it) for more information. (Shared by Paolo Pieroni.)

Video: Social Farming Documentary (France)

French participants in the international programme SoFar (social farming) have produced 2 shorts films on 2 local initiatives: – a social inclusion garden – a therapeutic farm for autistic persons. These films have been developed with the documentary images of SoFar participant and CoP member Gerald Assouline and images made by stakeholders in the local … Continue reading

Video: Activities on green care farms (Norway)

In Alta in Norway a DVD was produced about different activities on green care farms. It is in Norwegian only, but the music and the pictures will tell you a lot. On the website of Alta Kommune (www.alta.kommune.no) you can see the film divided into five parts. (Shared by Evy Olsen.)

Video: Derbyshire care farms (England)

TV item on 2 Derbyshire care farms Below is a link to something which appeared last Sunday on the “Politics Show”, but you need to fast forward to about 46 minutes to see it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00fs8qc. It features two of our care farms in Derbyshire talking about some of the issues which they face and following … Continue reading

Video: Talmar

TALMAR, Inc. A non-profit company that deals with individuals with disabilites of all ages. YouTube slideshow with audio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKLbvCLfvzc (Shared by Marina Loni.)

Video: care farm in Yorkshire (England)

Short film about a care farm in Yorkshire. Online at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/1/hi/england/7720318.stm (Shared by Debbie Wilcox.)

Video: Healing Greens (United States)

Local vets find solace in horticultural therapy The Enterprise of Brockton, Mass. Website at http://www.enterprisenews.com. Introduction by Maria Papadopoulos: Chris Pina bent down to quietly clip several yellow marigolds. Surrounding him were expansive patches of pumpkins, green pepper and tomato plants, and sunflowers. The lush greenery is a far cry from the battlegrounds of Afghanistan … Continue reading

Video: Organic garden therapy

A community garden gets a fresh planting just after the harvest – all organic and all delicious! Volunteers from around the Kroc Center help plant, water, weed and cultivate throughout the growing seasons; young people participate in the work and experience the beauty of nature and the joy of growing organic. YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMsGfgq2Tss (Shared by … Continue reading

Video: Farm of Life (Farma Życia) – Autism (Poland)

Foundation Community of Hope has set up a Social Enterprise called Farm of Life in Więckowice, Krakow, Poland. In this Social Enterprise adult autistic people are employed. This enterprise is aimed at picking fruits and vegetables and afterwards selling those products gathered on their ecological farm as well as selling their own preserves. Both packages … Continue reading

Video: Dutch green care projects (The Netherlands)

Dutch video item on treatment of psychiatric clients through green care projects. One example is the cooperation between Bavo Europoort and the national landscape preservation organisation Natuurmonumenten on the island Tiengemeten. Video link: http://www.zorgenwelzijn.tv/films/zorgboerderij.wmv (in Dutch). (Shared by Leen Vreugdenhil.)

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