Future Roots is pleased to publish here Sarah Hambridge's PhD thesis submitted to Bournemouth University entitled, What does it mean to young people to be part of a care farm? An evaluation of a care farm intervention for young people with … [Read more...]
Future Roots has begun collecting case studies that illustrate the effect of our work on peoples lives, the first of which appear below.
I thought ‘why would they trust me? I know they know what people say I am’ At 13 C had been excluded from school. He wouldn’t write, was aggressive and abusive. He was drinking and totally self reliant with whatever money his mum left for him. His … [Read more...]
When J was first invited to join the Countrymen’s Club he said he didn’t need it. He was nearing 90 years old, living in a caravan and caring for his animals. Despite some illnesses that had caused Social Services to try to re-house him he had … [Read more...]
It is the highlight of my week; I love coming here B is 13 and been coming to Future Roots for a little over a year. He lives with his mum who has mental health problems and who needed B to be home to help her to cope. B regularly gives up his bed … [Read more...]