FAO: Teachers - Farming the World

Whetstone Pastures Farm, Whetstone, LE8 6LX
Wed 13th June 2012, 10:00am til 3:30pm

Find out how food and farming can bring the global dimension alive. Lots of ideas for hands on activities to use in the classroom, on a countryside visit or in your school grounds.

PROGRAMME:
10.00 – Welcome and introductions.
10.15 – “Food and farming in our world” – exploring issues and connections using giant maps and bundles of creativity!
Rosie Wilson and Rob Bowden, Lifeworlds Learning
12.00 – Lunch
12.30 – “Send a Cow”, Key hole and Bag gardens, Sandra Herbert,Whetstone Pastures Farm
1.30 – “What the World Eats” – what does a table of foods representing a typical week’s meals look like in different parts of the world? An interactive workshop exploring the links we all have with food. Bill Graham, FACE
2.30 – “Food for Thought” – connecting plants and people through practical activities using real-life examples inspired by Leicester’s link with Nicaragua, Claire Plumb,
Leicester Masaya Link.
3.30 – Finish

To view the flyer for the event click here.

Cost £30 per person to FACE members to include lunch, tea and coffee.
£60 per person to non-FACE members.

For further details, please contact FACE:
Call on 0845 838 7192 or
Email [email protected]


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