Young minds see food production in action for the first time



It is not often you find a group of inner city South African children having a personal meet and greet with a herd of East Riding cattle, but that’s exactly what happened last week.
This educational farm visit was part of a programme run by Mark Thompson and Robert Rook, on Robert’s farm near Market Weighton, which aims to inform teenagers about the realities of food production.
The visits are not about petting farm animals but about getting to grips with the details of producing food.
Robert said: “It was originally a suggestion that we do more to educate young people about what actually... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 35
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