Future Roots offers the opportunity for people to utilise a rural environment to enhance their well being and to reach their potential. We use a Resilience Model to structure practical activities which have proven to be effective in ensuring progression. We cater for all ages 8 to over a hundred and programmes are designed to engage people who are hardest to reach.

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  • #GIVEME5

    Donate £5 on 28 January or 25 February and see it doubled!

  • LocalGiving

    Make a donation through our online fundraising partner.

  • Holnest Country Fayre

    Our annual open weekend – 19th & 20th September 2015

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The latest TV and newspaper coverage of our work.

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Latest news...

The latest news from Future Roots, not to mention Alfie's Diary (he's the farm's Jack Russell you know).

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  • Holnest Country Fayre Report

    It was another busy weekend at Rylands Farm near Sherborne as more people than ever flocked to the fourth annual Holnest Country Fayre.

  • Future Roots fuels The Engine Room

    From the Blackmore Vale Magazine (6 September 2015): Dorset social enterprise, Future Roots, and The Engine Room Restaurant near Dorchester are reaping the rewards of their new partnership.

  • Expanding the delivery of care farming

    A recent study, commissioned by Natural England, has found that care farmers will have to try some new approaches if they want their services to become more mainstream.