Bags of Help will enable us to build a new outdoor kitchen with your support

We’re working with Tesco and Groundwork to enable us to add a new outdoor kitchen to our wilderness academy Do you shop at Tesco Braintree, Marks Farm or Great Notley?  If so, we need your support! We want to build a new outdoor kitchen at our site in Chatham Green, Essex.  People will spend time outdoors learning food preparation, camp craft and enjoying time in nature.  Thanks to support from…

Chatham Green Project celebrates World Wildlife Day in Schools

HAPPY WORLD WILDLIFE DAY! The Chatham Green project has been celebrating this important day which draws attention to the incredible wildlife with whom we share this planet. To mark this International day the Chatham Green Project has been delivering free Biodiversity Workshops in a number of schools in the area. Schools that have taken part in these fun interactive workshops include Great Leighs Primary School and Perryfields Primary, with more…

Teacher Briefing at Chatham Green highlights value of farm education

We were delighted to welcome a group of ten teachers to the Chatham Green Project on Monday 16th May 2016 as part of our outreach to schools highlighting the positive benefits of farm education and Learning Outside the Classroom. On this occasion, our visitors were teaching staff from St. Pius X Catholic Primary School in Chelmsford.    Teachers Liam and Graham had previously brought their pupils to the 400 acre…

Children's nature club activities a wild success!

We were delighted at the success of our Children’s Nature Club at Chatham Green Project. A wonderful group of children from 7-14 years old attended and took part in varied activities on our farm. All the children that attended for three or more days of the club completed their John Muir Discovery Award and Leave No Trace Awareness Certificate. The programme included time to explore, discover and collect natural objects, learn…

Family Farm and Nature Activities

We were delighted to welcome families to Chatham Green Project for our Discover Spring day of family farm and nature activities. We explored the site, playing spring-bingo to spot the signs of early spring and to find fascinating natural objects. We visited our fields to learn about the peas we are growing on the farm this year and encouraged the families to return for more family fun in the May half term and to…