Thames Reach offers people who have experienced homelessness
the opportunity to spend one day every week, between May and September, working
on an organic farm in Sussex.
People taking part in the farm project are predominantly former
rough sleepers now living in Thames Reach hostels, who spend their time on the
farm preparing the fields, and tending and harvesting crops.
For many, participating in farm activities offers a chance
to learn new skills and spend some time away from hostels, and from the city
The project can give those who may be isolated or depressed
a chance to involve themselves in a welcoming group activity during the summer
months, with tangible results for their input come harvest time.
Participants pledge to remain drink and drug free during the
day, and will hopefully begin to move away from homelessness as a result of the
This project is the result of a partnership between the
Tebbutt family, owners of the Boathouse Organic Farm, and Thames Reach.
farm project relies on the generosity of donors to run each year.
Please support the work of the
farm project by making a donation to Thames Reach.
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