Money raised from a show at Sheffield’s Heeley City Farm will be ploughed into repair work after yobs caused hundreds of pounds of damage.
Heeley City Farm staff are now hoping money raised by their popular Autumn Show can help restore equipment and facilities damaged by vandals.
Sarah Hardy, Heeley City Farm events coordinator, said: “The recent vandalism over the past three weeks has really affected the farm.
“We need to have our polytunnel re-skinned and that alone will cost about £1,000.”
Top attractions at the fundraising show included supersized vegetables and Frankie the Owl.
Keen allotment holders produced their best vegetables as they battled it out for the top prize in the horticultural contest.
Frankie the Bengal Eagle owl proved the top attraction among young visitors.
But when it came to performing for his adoring fans the prized owl got ‘stage fright’ and refused to come down from the café roof!
“He was such a hit with the children,” said Sarah.
“He went on stage to perform for the kids but his trainer reckons he has never seen so many people all congregated to see him perform before.”
The Autumn Show raised around £1,000.