Over 1000 schoolchildren got up close to farming and food at a special show in the heart of London this week, for which the Farmers Weekly’s Kids Connect Campaign was the media partner.
The following is a picture round-up of the day. (Pictures by Jonathan Page)
Jane O’Neill and Johnny Ball drives geese on to Potters Field in London.
Local school kids get to taste British apples, courtesy of Graham Love.
David Sedgeman explains where milk comes from – well, sort of. The foot and mouth crisis meant only cardboard cows could make the show.
Rosie Sage (left) with “Daffodil” and Jane O’Neill with show mascot “Mr T” (well, their cardboard cousins anyway)
The Roebuck family from Cheshire pose with the Valtra tractor, designed by 12-year-old Jack (standing).
Jack gets up close to his own farming scene.
Richard Savory’s sheep show was a hit with the kids from Maida Vale.
Celebrity chef Ross Burden oversees a hands-on cooking demonstration.
The Farming to Food Show was supported by the Farmers Weekly Kids Connect Campaign. For full report, see next week’s Farmers Weekly. And if you are planning an event for the Year of Food and Farming, please tell us about it by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org