Spitalfields City Farm
© Tove K Breitstein
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
If you spend Sundays munching bagels and rummaging for vintage bargains on Brick Lane, you’re missing a trick not to visit this urban oasis built in a former railway goods depot. There are many rare breeds of animals: stop by and visit characters such as Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat, or pick your own veg. The farm also reaches out to local residents with projects like the ‘Coriander Club’ for older Bangladeshi women, free cookery classes, a young farmers' club and gardens growing produce and herbs.
Spitalfields City Farm Buxton St
What's on at Spitalfields City Farm
Things to do, Food and drink
London's Chilli Festival returns for round two in 2014, and since 3,500 heat-seeking Londoners turned out last year, you'd be wise to get there in good time to enjoy the attractions. The farm will be aglow with stalls selling every iteration of pepper...
Things to do, Kids' activities
It's December, so you can't put off thoughts of Christmas shopping for that much longer. If fighting hordes of high street crowds is not your thing, however, Spitalfields City Farm has a more palatable alternative. The farm is hosting stalls selling handmade...
Things to do
Spend a day enjoying all the fun of the farm at this weekly market selling food, crafts, preserves and freshly-grown vegetables from the farm's own patch. The café will sell coffee, tea and cakes to pig out on, and entertainment includes live folk music,...