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Poppies Care Farm

We are a 7 acre smallholding on Purdis Heath providing day care services to adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues.  Activities include caring for animals, market gardening, woodworking, farm projects and maintenance, conservation, cooking, tractor driving. 

Who to contact

Name
Liz Marley
Position
Owner
Telephone
01473 614114
07799 470913
Email
liz.marley@me.com
Website
http://www.poppiescarefarm.co.uk
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Address
Poppies Farm
Purdis Farm Lane
Foxhall
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP10 0AD
Notes

Always ring or email for directions to the farm and to arrange a visit.

Where to go

Address
Poppies Farm
Purdis Farm Lane
Foxhall
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP10 0AD
Area served
Suffolk Coastal, Ipswich, South Ipswich, East Ipswich, Woodbridge, North Ipswich, Felixstowe, Kesgrave, West Ipswich
Venue Email
liz.marley@me.com
Venue Website
http://www.poppiescarefarm.co.uk
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
Parking is easy but access requires directions and arrangement at an agreed time.
Transport
Buses go to St Augustine roundabout and we collect clients from a pick-up point there.
Restrictions to access
The track to the farm is restricted access so directions will be given in advance.
Notes

Ring or email for directions and to arrange a visit.

Days & Times

Monday-Friday
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
9.30-3.30

Other details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£66.50 Per day
Referral required?
No
Age Groups
16-25 years, Adults, Young people

Accreditation details
Accredited provider to Suffolk County Council. Compliant with Social Farms and Gardens Code of Practice.

Notes

As well as the outdoor activities, we have several indoor facilities: Yellow Barn for breaks (including games) and craft activities or cooking, Red Barn for woodworking, painting, Woodshed for log-splitting, Polytunnels for growing inside and throughout winter.

Service users involved in planning
Yes
Each day the activities are discussed with the care farmers and we tailor our activities to the needs of the farm and the needs of the individuals.
Last Updated
19/09/2019

Nursery provision

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes

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