Archive for the ‘EDUCATION’ Category

Winners of the Bayer/FACE Awards 2017

For a full list of the winners, visit: http://bit.ly/2hkSWjM

Educational Videos for schools

A suite of six educational videos has been launched by the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association (RCAA) with the aim of reconnecting children with agriculture and food production.

Dairy, livestock, poultry and arable farming are among the subjects covered by the films, along with fruit and vegetable production and seafood.

The videos can be viewed online by visiting www.royalcornwallshow.org/education/farming-food-educational-videos.

Food Revolution Day

  http://www.foodrevolutionday.com/

www.schoolfoodplan.com/www

December 2013 – Preparing for Winter

Latest program now on line http://www.discovering-our-countryside.co.uk/2-december-2013-preparing-for-winter/

  • Livestock over Winter – Some animals are seasonal breeders only mating at certain times of year, like sheep in Autumn, others like pigs will breed all year round.
  • A special harvest is about to begin – Shows farmers harvesting some late crops then ploughing land for spring, also showing their skills off in a ploughing match. The harvesting of Christmas Trees is covered too.
  • Using Wildlife to help you celebrate Christmas. – Gives details of how to make a traditional Christmas Wreath decoration using foliage from the countryside.

Also coming after Christmas……

Digging for Education

Grow.4.Me.uk – follow our allotment to help you with growing in school

Autumn Farm visits have started at Wolds Weighton Farm

See the great photos and school comments

http://www.discovering-our-countryside.co.uk/autumn-farm-visits/