Freightliners City Farm

Attractions , Farms Lower Holloway Free
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Islington’s small community-run farm is battling against large government cuts but is determined to keep afloat. Hidden behind the blustering Holloway Road, Freightliners is a vibrant hub of wildlife with a wide range of animals. There is also a great vegetarian café with tasty daily specials, all housed in a volunteer-built eco building. There is also a small petting zoo, bee hives, vegetable gardens and even animal boarding for local pets. Make sure to stop by the shop to pick up some homegrown honey, eggs or veg too.
Venue name: Freightliners City Farm
Address: Sheringham Rd
N7 8PF
Transport: Tube: Highbury & Islington
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Chlo Fo

I visited here with some lovely older neighbours through North London Cares and we had a lovely time. The staff were very attentive, friendly and accommodating, getting some of the animals out of their cages, so we could pet them. I was really impressed by the attention to health and safety, we were frequently asked to wash our hands and they were very strict about imposing this, which is reassuring when you are taking children. There's a lovely selection of animals and also some green fingered areas to see and it's so heartwarming to see such dedication from the staff and volunteers to educate children on agriculture. The cafe is well worth a visit too, there's a great selection of homemade goodies and the cakes are divine. It could just do with a bit of a spruce to make it look a little more colourful, but I'm sure this will come with time. A great free day out, be sure to drop in.