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City farm announces bumper tramp harvest

As the late September sun dips over Canary Wharf, urban farm manager Kevin Neville has been taking stock of the busy harvest that has left the barns overflowing and paused for a moment to reflect on what a difference a year can make.

Twelve months ago, the farm was on the verge of financial ruin. Crops were regularly failing, livestock was traumatised to the point of paralysis by inner city life, staff attrition at an all-time high and public support was at an all-time low.
‘We were days away from having to close – funding was being pulled, and the whole enterprise seemed hopeless,’ admitted Kevin.

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Posted: Oct 4th, 2015
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‘City slum’ opens on rural farm

features traditional urban crafts such as tagging and car crimeThe rural alternative to City Farms is being piloted in Dorset this week, as country folk are invited to come and visit a real life working city slum in the middle of an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2009
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