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Countryside Crafts seminar
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:19

Rural Crafts 061An exciting new seminar for teachers and farmers will be held in Staffordshire on October 3rd.

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Countryside Classroom, building a brand new sector-wide educational resource
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:39

UPDATE July 2015:  www.countrysideclassroom.org.uk is now live.

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Countryside Classroom, a sector-wide collaboration, will promote learning both in the natural environment and in the classroom as it announces the development of a brand new online educational resource for anyone involved in the education of pupils across the curriculum.  It will be launched in the spring of 2015.

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FACE Fruity Frolics
Monday, 14 July 2014 10:44

Fruity Frolics 14FACE team members were once again offered a fund raising day at Whetstone Pastures Farm, thanks to FACE member Sandra Herbert.

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Acclaim for Isle of Wight's winning young cooks
Monday, 30 June 2014 15:26

IOW cookeryTwo 14 year old cooks from the Isle of Wight have been crowned Create & Cook Competition champions by BBC2’s Masterchef: The Professionals champion, Chef Steven Edwards, winning praise for their impressive use of Island produce as well as £1000 for their school’s food technology department.

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Networks & Communications Coordinator
Monday, 30 June 2014 09:50

The new post of Networks and Communications Coordinator at FACE will help us to develop two of our key partnership projects.

 

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The BPC and FACE join forces
Thursday, 05 June 2014 10:53

BPCThe BPC is pleased to announce that it is to work together with FACE in updating its resource materials for schools.

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The KitchenAid Young Baker category is calling for the very best of young British bread makers
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 09:45

WBA-tiptree logo REDIf you are under 18 and love baking bread, this is your chance to show off your baking prowess and win a fabulous set of prizes.

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Be(e) part of the Pollinator Survey on June 8th!
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 08:58

OFS Colour Plain DatedFor the third consecutive year, the National Farm Pollinator Survey will be a key element of Open Farm Sunday.

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FACE visits Pennyhook Farm
Saturday, 12 April 2014 08:25

FACE visits Pennyhooks farmRecently, Dan Corlett and Janet Hickinbottom of FACE had the privilege of visiting Pennyhooks Farm, 2013 winner of the Access category in the Bayer/FACE Awards. At Pennyhooks they witnessed for themselves the special place it is and the tremendous work that goes on there with young people with Autism Spectrum Condidition.

icon You can read about the visit and find out more about Pennyhooks here.

 
Sign up for the latest FACE/Farms for Schools Conference!
Friday, 25 July 2014 13:00

FACE200lowGrowing Links for the future of agriculture and related industries.

An exciting conference to be held at the new Farmschool at Annables Farm, Harpenden. This one day event is aimed at farmers,  teachers and others who work in agricultural linked industries and want to work together to increase young people's understanding of the opportunities in modern agriculture and related industries.

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Jordans Wildlife Garden to be re-planted in three schools
Monday, 14 July 2014 10:58

Hampton CourtJordans Cereals unveiled its very first show garden at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. ‘The Jordans Wildlife Garden’ was created by award winning garden designer, Selina Botham, to reflect a long-term commitment from Jordans to supporting wildlife habitats.

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Science Skills Sharing
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 13:58

Science Skills ShareFACE has developed a new resource entitled Science Skills Sharing which comprises a selection of hands-on science activities. These resulted from  an event in Derbyshire attended by outdoor educators including Peak District Rangers, Derbyshire Environmental Studies Service, National Trust, Wildlife Trust, farmers who offer educational visits and, of course, FACE.

Read on for ways to introduce fun science into your programme of activities!

Download the Science Skills Share booklet.

 
Blow the whistle on sunburn
Monday, 30 June 2014 12:37

OK logoAccess To Farms, of which FACE is a member, is supporting the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code; backed by Julia Bradbury and partnered with the Association for Physical Education, sports coach UK and the Youth Sports Trust.

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Healthy Eating Week Webinar
Friday, 06 June 2014 20:20

Healthy Eating Week WebinarFACE was delighted to work with the NFU to produce a webinar for BNFs Healthy Eating Week. This exciting venture was filmed live but the recorded webinar and all its components are now available.

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Schoolchildren want to visit farms, new research suggests
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 08:20

NFUThe NFU has said the industry must do all it can to teach youngsters about where their food comes from after 84 per cent of five to eight-year-olds said they would love to visit a farm.

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Sign up for the Grow Your Own Salads scheme!
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 09:04

JWynn Nelmes School squareThe Grow Your Own Salad (GYOS) initiative from the British Leafy Salads Association is returning for a third year and is now accepting registrations - One thousand free GYOS kits are available this year!

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New What Works Well website
Monday, 28 April 2014 11:08

what works wellAs part of the School Food Plan, a new online hub to help share What Works Well in school food has been developed.

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NFU and Tractor Ted launch competition!
Friday, 11 April 2014 08:23

Tractor-Ted-logoThe NFU and popular children’s series Tractor Ted have joined forces to launch a brand new competition with a prize worth over £1000.

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