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Hythe farm wins prestigious UK-wide education award

Brockhill School Farm, based in Saltwood, near Hythe, has won a prestigious Bayer Farming & Countryside Education Award in the Future of Farming Champion category; the awards celebrate the very best in food and farming education.

Donna Ashlee collected the award at a lunch in London’s Banking Hall in front of over a hundred guests from the world of agriculture and education. Head Judge, Janet Hickinbottom, National Education Officer at Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) the charity helping to organise the awards said, “The competition this year was extremely fierce but the judges were really impressed with how Donna and her team encourage the children to take ownership of the farm’s activities, and we were delighted to present Brockhill School Farm with the Future of Farming Champion Award.”

The Future of Farming Champion Award celebrates a farm that makes outstanding contributions to improving young people’s awareness of the food and farming sector.

 

Click here to go to the Bayer / FACE Awards page

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