Our ambition is to embed knowledge, understanding and appreciation of farming and food into everyday life, in order to positively influence the next generation to better understand farming, food production and the environment. We do this by delivering inspiring and stimulating opportunities, through education at all Key Stages and across a variety of exam specifications.
We work with:Teachers – providing training and classroom resources to deliver the curriculum through food, farming and countryside experiences.
Children and young people – inspiring young people about food, farming and the countryside through interactive activities and experiences.
This is achieved through:
- Teachers – Accredited Initial Teacher Training courses (ITT)
- FaceTime a Farmer Initiatives and Training
- Inspiring resources (over 95% free)
- Continuous Professional Development for a vast array subjects at all key stages (including English, Maths, Science, Geography, Business Studies, Food Technology, PSHE, Art, wider health and wellbeing experiences).
- Key Stage and Subject Specific Training Days
- National Competition Weekends for food, farming and the environment.
- Children and Young People – Engaging activities.
- Health and wellbeing experiences of the outdoors.
- Chef on the Farm (in association with the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts)
- Inspiring Resources.
- Visits to farms and outdoor locations.
- Promoting opportunities that are available for young people to enter this high-tech business.