Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Co-op Fundraising

Posted by Sallie on 31 March 2017

We are nearing the end of our promotional fundraising with Co-op. We have until the 6th April to raise funds through members purchasing selected Co-op own brand products from store.

Please help us by choosing us as your local charity.

Here’s the video Co-op created to promote the Farm at Christmas.



Christmas Opening Hours

Posted by Sallie on 20 December 2016

Opening Hours Over The Christmas Period

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Open everyday 10am – 4pm

The Barn Coffee Shop

19th – 23rd December            10am – 4pm

24th December                        10am – 2pm

25th December – 1 January   CLOSED

2nd January 2017 Onwards  1oam – 4pm

Summer Fayre & Duck Race

Posted by Sallie on 6 July 2015

Fayre 2015

Summer Fayre with traditional activities such as whack the rat, coconut shy, craft table, model raft building, face painting, craft table and Teddies Trail. The 3rd annual Duck Race will take place at about 2:15 pm.

Fayre is open from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm

Admission Adults £3 Children (ages 2-12) £1 includes free entry to both Teddies Trail and the Bee Hunt.

Hungry Hedgehog Café open as usual

Plant Sale & Craft Demonstration

Posted by Sallie on 10 April 2015

12th April 10.30am – 3.00pm

A selection of vegetable, herbaceous and perennial plants available for sale.

There will also be a demonstration of the traditional crafts of wood turning and leather work.

Easter Eggstravaganza 2015 is here…

Posted by Sallie on 29 March 2015

Come along and join in the fun at our Easter Eggstravaganza!

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is happy to announce the return of our Easter event with the help of Leeds Beckett University students.

Bags of fun to be had with activities including an eggciting Easter egg hunt, whack the rat, beat the goalie, face painting, crafts and a raffle.

Don’t miss out! Admission – Adults £2, Children £1easter2015

We Need Your Help!

Posted by Sallie on 17 October 2014

The Farm has submitted an application for a grant of £10,000 for the provision of an all-weather outdoor classroom next to the EpiCentre building.
As part of its 150yr anniversary celebrations, Yorkshire Building Society Lasting Legacy Fund has set aside £150,000 to be shared equally between 15 local charities around the country.
We are delighted MVUF is in the list of 30 charities from which the final 15 will be selected by the public. Voting can ONLY take place on line by copying the link below and pasting into your browser.


You will then be able to see the candidates listed

Please support the Farm by voting for us before voting closes at midnight 31st October 2014.

YBS Lasting Legacy Fund website, where more information can be found, says:

Voting is open to all members of the public visiting this website. You may only vote for your three favourite charities once. Votes can only be made online; we cannot accept votes by any other method. Voting closes at midnight on 31 October 2014. We reserve the right to close this campaign at any time should circumstances change. Email addresses will be used solely for the purpose of verifying voters and will not be used for any other purpose by the YBS Group or any of its affiliates.

Thank you for your support and please share this with as many people as possible.

Great News!

Posted by Sallie on 6 October 2014

Great news – the dietary restrictions have been lifted so you can feed the animals again.

Please only use feed available from the farm though as this is carefully selected.

Thanks and enjoy your visit.

La Promenade Des Ballons Rouges

Posted by Sallie on 20 July 2014

Why not come along and see this live art installation – you may even get chance to participateballoons

Summer Fair and Duck Race

Posted by Sallie on

Come along and join in the fun – a traditional style Summer Fair with activities including Animal Bowling, Whack the Rat, Model Recycled Raft building, Tombola, crafts and face painting. For the second year running the Fair will incorporate a Duck Race on Meanwood Beck.summerfair

Spring Plant Sale 2014

Posted by Sallie on 7 May 2014

Saturday 10th May 2014

11am to 3pm

Vegetable Seedlings

incl. cucumber  and courgette



Ornamental  perennials

All at very reasonable prices


Farm Shop

incl. Fresh Farm eggs and produce


Hungry Hedgehog Café open as usual