Links to other sites
We think that you may be interested in the following websites:
- Access to Farms
- Growing Schools
- Highland Environmental Network
- National Association of Field Studies Officers
- Rural Community Gateway
- The Countryside Foundation for Education
- The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens
Access To Farms is a partnership of organisations who work directly with farms that provide educational opportunities, and is supported by a number of other farming and education organisations. The partners support each other’s work and share experiences to improve educational access to farms and horticultural units.
The Growing Schools programme aims to reconnect young people with their environment, in both urban and rural settings, through the National Curriculum.
It does what is says on the packet ! Free membership to all those who are interested. The main event is a conference in the spring. Also a network of Environmental Educators and a prospective school food growing project
The National Association of Field Studies Officers is the only organisation in the UK which represents professionals employed in teaching, developing and promoting field studies. It is a Voluntary Association which aims to disseminate good practice amongst its members and works to ensure that their interests are represented nationally.
The gateway for information and services to rural communities in Scotland.
The Countryside Foundation for Education is an educational charity, established in 1986. They provide balanced teaching materials for schools that inform and encourage debate about the countryside, and also provide training for teachers about how to use the countryside in their teaching.
FCFCG is the representative body for city farms, community gardens and similar community-led organisations in the UK.