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Abbey Physic Community Garden

Abbey Physic Community Garden - A healing space got all.


The Abbey Physic Community Garden offers support to people with mental health issues, to gain confidence, coping strategies, increase resilience, reduce isolation and to be part of their community.


People can choose to take part in the up-keep of this award winning garden, join Faversham Men`s Shed, learn healthy eating ending in a shared mealin our community kitchen, be part of our Ground Force Action Team - bee keeping, wild meadows and ponds, craft activites, or Horticulture training - Learn how to grow.


Coping with Stress and Anixety or Coping with Depression sessions run by Mind and weekly peer support. Or just come and relax. There is something for everyone. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Suzanne Campbell
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
01795 539915
E-mail
abbeyphysic@btinternet.com

Where to go

Name
Abbey Physic Community Garden
Address
Abbey Place
Faversham
Kent
APostcode
ME13 7BG
Notes

The Abbey Physic Community Garden is a half acre walled garden in the heart of Faversham. Located down an alley from St Marys Church or a five minute walk from Faversham train station.

Open Mon, Tuesday (horticulture only) Wed, Thursday and Friday 9am - 2pm and Saturdays 11am - 3pm.

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Open Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Friday 9-2pm and Saturday 11am - 3pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
General theraputic gardening, everyday exept Tuesday.
Healthy eating - learn how to cook sessions, shared meal Wed, Thursday and Fridays.
Ground Force Action Team - Wed, Thursday and Fridays.
Peer support and `Coping` with sessions run by Mind Wednesday.
Drop in/ social sessions every day except Tuesdays
Accredited horticulture training Tuesdays

Other Details

Cost details
Accredited horticulture Level 1free to people in receipt of benefits.
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

Please contact the garden or download membership form from the website. Placements are given after an initial assessment for suitability, reviewed at 6 weeks and then 3 monthly for continued suitability. 

Notes

People must be able to work independantly without instruction. If support is required this must be provided.

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