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Meanwood Valley Urban Farm in Leeds

This weekend we headed into Leeds to visit Meanwood Valley Urban Farm. When I say we I mean just Phil, Barney and I. The big two boys have been away with their grandparents for a few days. We have been meaning to visit Meanwood Valley Urban Farm for absolutely ages but have never gotten around to it until now. Barney is at the age where he loves to see animals and can make animal noises and say a few names.

The twenty four acre working farm is fairly close to Leeds City Centre. It is a registered charity and is a centre for community and environmental work. The Epicentre a large wooden building; holds a reception, shop and various facilities including classrooms and meeting rooms. It fits in with the surroundings due to being made with local larch timber and is a sustainable building.

There are various animals to see including chickens, goats, pigs, donkeys, alpacas and sheep. You can buy bags of animal food at reception, the Ryedale sheep are particularly lovely to feed, they loved …

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