Gallery: Hackney City Farm is a Hidden Piece of Countryside in the Hear...

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For over 20 years, Hackney City Farm has been giving youngsters and local people the opportunity to experience farming right in the middle of London. Located inside Haggerston Park, the farm aims to help people learn about food, nature and the environment. Click through the images to discover this fantastic animal-friendly space that inspires kids and adults to participate in workshops, feed the animals and get local organic produce for living a healthy cruelty-free life.

Goats, sheep, chickens, a donkey, and some small animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs can be spotted at London’s Hackney City Farm. The farm is based at a site were many businesses used to run, ranging from an old local brewery to furniture makers and even a button manufacturer. Nowadays, the farm is well equipped with a pottery studio, the Bike Yard East repair shop, a hub for the organization Magnificent Revolution, meeting and training rooms, offices for an independent production company called Kindle, and an award-winning café called Frizzante that serving the farm’s produce and is decorated with found vintage furniture.


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