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UK: Oxford City Farm group celebrate after signing a 40-year lease with Oxfordshire County Council

Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:30
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The pigs have been ordered, the shovels are sharpened and the champagne is chilling on ice.

By Petet Hughs
Oxford Mail
Mar 3, 2017


Ms Mayer, a nurse at Helen and Douglas House children’s hospice in East Oxford, was first inspired by the city farms she grew up with in London.

She said: “I had seen what amazing resources they are for city kids to learn about food farming and animals, but what I love about them is that it is learning by doing; being surrounded by lovely animals.

“There are so many people who seem to get an immense therapeutic benefit from it.”

The Oxford City Farm group now has eight trustees, a steering group of 12, 220 people on its mailing list and 800 followers on Facebook.

Ms Mayer, 44, added: “So many people have just been waiting for this lease to be signed.”

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