Friday, March 12, 2010

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Meanwood Urban Farm Leeds

This picture shows the front view of the main building, the EpiCentre at the Meanwood Valley Urban Farm site. The EpiCentre opened in 1999 and provides classrooms, exhibition space, a library and meeting facilities as well as office space.

Opened in 1980 Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is part of the City Farm movement and it is a registered charity. Covering a 16.5 acre site the farm offers educational programmes to schools and is also a leisure resource open to visitors daily, the cafe is closed on Mondays.

The Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is located on land originally granted to the monks of Kirkstall Abbey in 1240.

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