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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.

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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Successful Sustainable Schools event
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 16:04

Sus schoolsSeventeen schools from St Albans District in Hertfordshire came together to consider how we need to look after the earth's resources and what actions we can take today to care for our future. The event took place at Annables Farm School which opened this year and is run by FACE's Chair of Trustees Ian Pigott.

CEVAS expands to meet demand from farmers
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:19

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Farms which open their gates to the public, either for school visits or visits by children and adults with additional needs, can now benefit from the newly redesigned CEVAS training.

Cooking and Nutrition GCSE Consultation
Friday, 07 November 2014 15:16

The Department for Education is currently carrying out a consultation on its proposed reforms to GCSE and A level subject content for teaching from 2016. Among the various proposed changes is a proposal for a new Cooking and Nutrition GCSE, which is described in the following terms:

Teaching and Learning at your local dairy farm
Thursday, 23 October 2014 11:37

guernseycalf011Children of all ages can benefit enormously from visiting a working dairy farm and a film is available to help teachers understand the benefits and to answer some of the questions teachers might have about arranging such a visit.

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.

Create and Cook Competition 2015 launched
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 09:13

Reigning BBC Masterchef: The Professionals Champion, Chef Steven Edwards launched the 2015 Create & Cook Competition in Sussex at The Pass Restaurant, South Lodge Hotel (on 10 November) to encourage 12-14 year olds to enter this hotly contested cookery challenge encompassing Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Please vote for FACE!
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 09:50
FACE200lowFACE has been shortlisted to receive the proceeds of the Muddy Matches Charity Messaging Event, which will run from the 8th until 14th December. During that time they will donate 10p per message sent through the Muddy Matches website to the winning charity.
Bread in the new Curriculum
Friday, 07 November 2014 10:11

breadTeachers are invited to a bread making workshop to take place in Norwich on January 31st.

British Hardwood Tree Nursery celebrates 25 years in business by nominating FACE in celebrations
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:59

BHTBritish Hardwood Tree Nursery Ltd has reached a quarter of a century in business this year, supplying trees and hedging to forestry, farming and landscaping markets. To mark this milestone and to support the future development of UK farming and the countryside, the Lincolnshire-based company has nominated their Anniversary Charity Partner as FACE (Farming and Countryside Education). As well as becoming a FACE Partner, British Hardwood will be donating a penny per bare-root plant sold online this season via their consumer site www.treesandhedging.co.uk.


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