Support us

Pottery classes making an egg cup


Help pay for the care of the farm animals and support this well loved community space. Any contribution, no matter how big or small, makes a difference.

Just £15 can cover the costs of feeding one chicken for six months. While £30 makes it possible to feed growing piglets and their mum for a whole month.

Leave a legacy

There is no greater gift to younger generations than a place full of opportunities and wonder. At Hackney City Farm we pride ourselves on nurturing young people and caring for nature.

If you want to support a brighter future for young people in Hackney in your will please contact us to arrange a meeting.

Sponsor an animal

With your support we can continue to care for and keep the animals fit and healthy for all to enjoy! All the big animals cost £350 to sponsor for a full year. All sponsors receive a certificate and picture of their animal and can make one visit a year accompanied by a livestock worker (of course they are free for you to visit on your own any time).

If you would like to make a smaller contribution, you can sponsor one of the smaller animals for £65 a year, who will be equally appreciative but probably won’t sit still long enough for you to have a one-to-one visit.
sponsor animal
“Staff from the Bank of England have enjoyed volunteering at Hackney City Farm for many years to help contribute to the positive impact the farm has on the community and local environment.”
Lisa Easthope, Business Services, Bank of England

Funders &

We would like to thank all our donors, volunteers and friends whose contribution to our farm really makes a difference.

Thank you to:

– The Big Lottery Fund
– City Bridge Trust
– London Borough of Hackney
– Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity
– Hoxton Cidersmiths
– Bowyer-Pounds and Co
– Heritage Lottery Fund
– Arts Council England
– The Learning Trust
– Stonewall Park Charitable Trust
– Downwell Demolition
– Worshipful Company of Woolmen
– Lesbians & Gays Support Livestock
– Robert Freeman
– Robert Rider
– Sophie Pawson
– Zoe Holder
– Tom Curtis
– Ben Firshman
– Daniel Bower @ HOOP
– many significant anonymous donors.

Also thank you to all volunteers who help us with the shop, garden, animals, on the board, maintaining the place, pottery and much, much more.

Want to volunteer?

We are always grateful for additional help at the farm, let us know if you can lend a hand.
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