40 Years of Kentish Town City Farm

The Farm

Transforming the Wasteland Slideshow

David Powell


Listen as one of the founders of the Farm recounts the story of its founding by Inter-Action.

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Life on the Farm Slideshow

The Pony Club Slideshow

John Langan

John with pig

John has a long, rich history with Inter-Action and the Kentish Town City Farm that goes back to 1972. He has been the Farm’s stockman since 1983, and shares his unique – one might say definitive – perspective on the meaning and impact of the Farm on local people.

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Chris Heath

chris appleday

Listen to Chis as he talks about growing up in Yorkshire, life as a young man in London, the squatter movement, being a parent in Camden and ultimately becoming the Education Officer at KTCF.  Chris shares his memories of the Farm and Kentish Town from the 80’s to now, and describes what has changed and what remains the same.

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Dave Bethell


Dave has been KTCF’s graphic designer, volunteer youth worker and vegetarian cook since 2005. He describes the friendly, chaotic and supportive community at the Farm and his experiences going camping with 48 teens. As a long time Kentish Town resident, he offers his insight on the importance of the Farm programs for local children & teens.

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Tom Young

horse and donkeyAs the father of a youth volunteer and horse rider, Tom talks about how his daughter has benefited from spending time at the farm, and how it contributes to community life in Kentish Town.

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