Links to websites that support farm visits, food education and outdoor learning
Council for Learning Outside the Classroom - www.lotc.org.uk
This website offers a large range of resources developed with the support of many experts in the field learning outside the classroom. The site is designed to support anyone working with young people aged 0–19 provide high-quality educational experiences.
Farming and Countryside Education - www.face-online.org.uk
This site offers a range of resources and ideas for promoting outdoor education, cooking and growing.
Farms for Schools - www.farmsforschools.org.uk/teacherguide.pdf
This resource has been designed to help teachers take full advantage of countryside education. The content is based on recommendations from an evaluation of the ‘Bringing the Classroom to the Countryside’ project, a partnership between The Countryside Agency and The Countryside Foundation for Education.
Forest School - www.bridgwater.ac.uk/forestschool
Bridgwater College is the pioneer of the Forest School concept in the UK. This link offers information about short course and Forest School Leader Training
LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) - http://www.leafuk.org/leaf/consumers/visitafarm.eb
LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) is the leading organisation promoting sustainable agriculture, food and farming. We build public understanding of food and farming in a number of ways. These include Open Farm Sunday and year round farm visits to our national network of LEAF Demonstration Farms.
Learning Through Landscapes - www.ltl.org.uk
This site is for anyone who shares our passion for creating stimulating outdoor learning and play experiences for children and young people.
Woodland Trust - www.woodlandtrust.org.uk
The Woodland Trust inspire people up and down the country to visit woods, plant trees, treasure wildlife, and enjoy the overwhelming benefits that woods and trees offer to our landscape and lives.
Food a Fact of Life - www.foodafactoflife.org.uk
Food a Fact of Life provides a wealth of information and resources about healthy eating, growing and cooking.