Can you help KVF at Kirkstall Farmers’ Market?

We are seeking volunteers who can help staff a stall at Kirkstall Farmers’ Market on Saturday 30 October. This will be an opportunity to talk to members of the local community about the farm, what goes on, ways to get involved with volunteering and the Harvest Share Membership scheme. No knowledge is required – we…

Firepits and Festivities

Friday 5 November 2021, 6pm –  9pm This year we are hosting some gentle Bonfire night celebrations with our Firepits and Festivities event. Get wrapped up and join us down at the farm where you can wander around, socialise and enjoy the numerous small firepits that will be dotted about. There will also be food,…

Pumpkin Carving on the Farm

Friday 29 October 2021, 10am – 3:30pm This Halloween, join us for some non-scary fun this half-term holiday. Come down to the farm, pick a pumpkin and get carving! £5 per family ticket – includes entry to the event, one pumpkin and a battery tea-light, use of templates and carving tools. Refreshments will also be…

Kinder Leeds Festival

On Tuesday 12 October, we will be hosting a stall and talking to people about Kirkstall Valley Farm at the Kindness Exchange Conference, part of the Kinder Leeds Festival. The Kinder Leeds Festival is Leeds Festival of Kindness, Compassion and Wellbeing that is running from 10 to 16 October. Find out more about the event…

Harvesting Pumpkins and Potatoes

We’re looking for volunteers to help us harvest pumpkins and potatoes this autumn. Regular volunteering sessions are Monday (3:30pm – 6:30pm), Wednesday (3:30pm – 6:30pm), Thursday (9:30am – 3:30pm) a Saturdays (10am – 12pm). If you are able to offer some time, please get in touch with Rhian at kirkstallvalleyfarm@gmail.com. Please also keep an eye…

Explorer Tots returns

We are pleased to let you know that KVDT’s most recent children’s group, that started in spring earlier this year, is returning for the autumn term! Kirkstall Valley Explorer Tots, a play group for pre-schoolers, offers a unique opportunity for children and their carers to play, explore and develop learning skills, in the great outdoors…

Insight Morning

On Saturday 2 October (10am to 1pm), KVDT will be hosting an open Insight Morning at Kirkstall Valley Farm.  We’d like to invite you and your families to come along and give us your thoughts, comments and suggestions for KVDT. Your insight will be invaluable, helping to inform the direction of the organisation and help…

Social at Kirkstall Valley Farm

We’d like to invite you to come along to Kirkstall Valley Farm on Friday 1st October… Former Chair of the Board, Chris Hill, stepped down from KVDT earlier this year. Due to COVID restrictions, we’ve had to wait a few months to give him a good send off. We invite you and your families to…

CSA Support Group

Would be interested in helping to support the farm in a more ‘behind the scenes’ way? Now we have got going with the launch of the Harvest Share Veg Boxes, we want to start looking at putting a programme of events together for all share members and volunteers, and even consider how we can run…