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‘The cow can’t tell my secrets’ — U.K. care farms a pandemic lifeline

Therapy, mental help able to go forward in person with outdoor, farming activities

Reuters – Care farms nestled in the British countryside are providing a lifeline for people struggling with mental health during the pandemic, allowing them to swap therapy sessions on Zoom for the joys of fresh air, mucking out cow sheds and cuddling donkeys. With vital public services for vulnerable people shut down or reduced to