Empty Classroom Day 2015
Friday, 12 June 2015 13:01

newlogo2015Empty Classroom Day is on Friday 19th June. The goal is for there to be empty classrooms all over the globe, with pupils learning outside.

Western Daily Press Awards raises money for FACE
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:53

The Western Daily Press Food and Farming Awards raised almost £900 for FACE.

Book review: 100 Family Adventures
Monday, 11 May 2015 11:53

Read the FACE review here, and buy at a special discounted rate for FACE members.


New FACE team members!
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 11:02

FACE is delighted to weklcome two new members to its team of regional co-ordinators.

FACE thanks Prince Charles
Thursday, 09 April 2015 08:20

WestmorlandFACE was pleased to be invited to join its longstanding member Westmorland County Agricultural Society in welcoming HRH Prince Charles when he visited the showground recently.

Open Farm School Days training
Friday, 13 March 2015 14:07

ThOFSD Logo Colourroughout June, farms will be opening their gates and hosting educational visits for children to learn about how their food is grown, where it comes from and meeting the farmers who grow it.

An intern's experience of FACE
Thursday, 26 February 2015 12:09

P1040439FACE has greatly benefitted from Warwick University’s Graduate Internship Scheme which offers 8-12 week placements at no cost to the organisation.

Bread making for teachers!
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 09:37

loafFifteen teachers and on-farm education staff gathered on a chilly and grey Saturday morning in a

high school teaching kitchen in Norwich.  They were there for a breadmaking  workshop  being given

especially for teachers by Sue Hudson  (www.breadworkshops.co.uk )

Love your Greens competition
Thursday, 22 January 2015 15:22

The Love your Greens campaign, run by the Brassica Grower's Foundation, has launched a competition for budding chefs to design a recipe with a Brassica vegetable as the star ingredient. 

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Calling all budding bakers!
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 12:11

TWBA with Brook Food logoThe Tiptree World Bread Awards are back and KitchenAid is once again offering some fabulously tempting prizes for those winning loaves that rise to the top.

The Awards, open to professional and amateur, old and young, are now in their third year and going from strength to strength.

Vacancy for Head of Learning Strategy, Whirlow Hall FarmTrust
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:12

Vacancy for Head of Learning Strategy

(Full-time, full year)


As a result of internal changes and development, we are recruiting for this rare and exciting opportunity. Join one of Sheffield’s best loved charities and make a real difference to the lives of the thousands of people who visit, volunteer and learn at Whirlow each year.

Invite to Lancashire event
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 10:34

CC Logo copy 2An invitation is extended to Lancashire teachers to attend a twilight event on Tuesday 19th May at the Farington Environmental Education
Centre, Leyland.

New STEM publication
Thursday, 09 April 2015 12:24

Activities for STEMHow can those of us engaged in farming and countryside education (farm educators and teachers in school) use activities inspired by food and farming to deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects?

My Cooking Counts
Friday, 20 March 2015 12:07

mycookingcountsMy Cooking Counts allows secondary school pupils to record everything they cook, identify and assess food skills demonstrated and track the main food groups they use. It also allows them to upload a photo of the dish that they have made! My Cooking Counts can be used at school or at home, allowing pupils instant access to this new innovative resource.

Ten children's books about farms
Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:51


"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." — Dr. Seuss

Books introduce children to new worlds, and farms are wonderful places to find characters and stories that capture the imagination of young readers. Listed roughly in order of reading age, each of these brilliant books invites children into the world of farming.

Bayer/FACE Awards 2015
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 00:00

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We are very happy to announce the launch of the 2015 Bayer/FACE Awards, in partnership with Bayer CropScience. These awards are a chance to recognise and celebrate the fantastic work that many farmers across the country are doing to bring children closer to farming.

Book review: Learning with Nature
Monday, 02 February 2015 16:14

Read the FACE review here, and buy at a special discounted rate for FACE members.

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New collection of videos!
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 15:02

farmingenvironmentThanks to FACE members and contacts, we have created a new page on our website containing short films on a variety of farming and countryside related topics.


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