Compost Culture

St. Paul’s Community Development Trust are delighted to be part of a project called Compost Culture supported by funding from The National Lottery Community Fund Climate Action Fund. We will be working with a fantastic set of partners, led by Incredible Surplus, to continue our work developing a closed loop system on site, where our organisation will compost all of the food and other biodegradable waste we produce and use the compost to grow fruit and vegetables. The systems we develop here at St. Paul’s will be a place to look, learn and find out about composting and we’re looking forward to inviting you to events and activities where you’ll be able get involved in this important Climate Action activity.

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Volunteering Help Needed at the Venture/Farm

Would you like to volunteer at the Farm or Venture? We are looking for help in the following areas; Helping groups who visit the Farm After school and holiday clubs Help with cooking of meals for our weekly groups Admin tasks Help with Open Days and Events If you are interested, please contact Anita on 0121 464 1888 or email Anita.Moore@stpaulstrust.org.uk, we are looking for people who are keen to help keep the Farm going and who enjoy community events and want to make difference.    

Creative Workshops starting Wednesday 2nd March 2022

Free Creative Workshops starting soon at the Venture/Farm.

“Meet new people in a relaxed environment. Take inspiration from seasonal change and nature in the local environment”

Starting Wednesday the 2nd of March between 10:30 and 12:00. 

To book a place, please contact Anita on anita.moore@stpaulstrust.org.uk or call her on 0121 464 1888/07812 761218

Free Creative Workshops starting on the 2nd of March at the Venture

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Joint Statement: TAWS will be leaving the Farm

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The Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) and St. Paul’s Community Development Trust have been in partnership for two years working together to ensure the funding of the Balsall Heath City Farm, as well as working together on the site to bring support and services to the local community in addition to those already being provided there. This includes a community kitchen and a portable Share Shack.

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The Farm is reopening on Monday!

Balsall Heath City Farm Reopens on Monday 12/04/21

After the Government announcement regarding step 2 of easing the lockdown, we are pleased to announce that our little City Farm can reopen to visitors from Monday. As social distancing is still of utmost importance, we will continue to use our booking system to ensure that no more than 6 people visit at any one time. Please continue to follow the “Hands, Space, Face” guidance.

You can book a visit by using the Booking System on the Visit and Donate page

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Tai Chi Sessions

Initial 6 week trail Tai Chi Sessions hosted by The Active Wellbeing Service at the Farm.

For more information please contact us on 0121 464 1888.

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Reopening of Balsall Heath City Farm on Monday 13th July 2020

It is with great pleasure the I can announce the reopening of Balsall Heath City Farm on Monday 13th July 2020. We are very aware that local families need to use our facility and give families and children some much needed enjoyment during this uncertain period.

To comply with rules around keeping people safe we have introduced an appointment system to ensure adequate social distancing and keeping people safe.

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Learn How To Prune Fruit Trees

We will be hosting a FREE session on how to prune a fruit tree at the Farm on Sunday 1st of December.

The session is due to commence at 11 am and expected to be finished by 4 pm, the session is FREE to attend and is open to all.

To book a place, please call 0121 464 1888 or send an email over to Hywel.Williams@stpaulstrust.org.uk 

Please remember to dress up warm and we hope to see you soon.

Tree Pruning at the Farm Poster on the 1st of December from 11am

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