Module 5 – Promoting your farm experience

Articles

Hosting school visits – insight and tips from three farms - Farmers Weekly

Tips on hosting an on-farm school visit - Farmers Weekly

Activities

Supporting materials and sample forms:

Case studies

A guide for hosts planning countryside events involving schools​

Useful websites

  • www.farmsunday.org - For inspiration and resources to help you put on engaging and memorable on-farm school visits
  • www.visitmyfarm.org - An information hub for host farmers and teachers
  • www.countrysideclassroom.org.uk - Lots of fabulous resources for teachers about food, farming and the natural environment. Register your farm on the site database of “places to visit”.
  • www.foodafactoflife.org.uk - Managed by the British Nutrition Foundation and supported by AHDB, the site hosts lots of great food and farming resources and activity ideas
  • www.farmingismagic.co.uk - Farming is Magic has a suite of useful videos and top tips with clever, colourful and memorable phrases, stories and activities to help you tell your farming story
  • www.face-online.org.uk - Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) works with their members and partners to promote visits to farms
  • www.rhet.org.uk - The Royal Highland Education Trust offers on farm visits all year round, free of charge to Scotland’s schoolchildren

Videos

Farming is magic videos

Example: 

Further reading

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