Forty Hall Vineyard

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A community vineyard providing volunteering opportunities and health benefits to local people

Organisation type

Community food and farming

Location

Enfield, London

Award date

April 2017

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

To help sustain the services they provide for the local community and enhance work efficiency by hiring skilled staff

Broad community impact

Forty Hall is run by 60+ volunteers from many walks of life, including marginalised groups and vulnerable adults, who manage the 10-acre vineyard

Trading for the benefit of the local community

The grapes that are grown on the vineyard are turned into wine and sold at their farmer’s market and online. Profits are reinvested into ecotherapy for people with mental health issues