Social Farming in Europe today including Ireland . . .

“In Europe, “Social Farming” (SF) utilizes farming and agriculture as a therapeutic tool to provide health, social or educational care services for one or a range of vulnerable groups and demonstrated a number of health, economic, and societal benefits including positive impact on rural areas, local economy and farms; positive social impact on unemployed and people with disabilities, etc as well as positive environmental impact.”
Deirdre O’Connor UCD 2011

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