Passionate about educating future generations about all aspects of farming, food and the countryside

We are dedicated to ensuring children understand where food comes from and how it’s produced, which in turn encourages healthy eating. We also promote learning outside of the classroom which provides the opportunity to be active and connect with nature. We offer a range of year-round educational events, shows and courses which you can find more about below.

Teachers

We support teachers and schools across Yorkshire through a variety of means. Take a look below at the free training courses we offer, apply for a grant for your school or get ideas for lesson planning through the resource links.

Primary Schools

We hold a number of events each year specifically for primary schools, along with competitions and discounted entry to the Great Yorkshire Show. Find out more below about what is happening this year.

Secondary Schools

We are committed to showcasing opportunities and careers in rural industries to the next generation. Take a look at the events below which offer first-hand experiences and the chance to meet professionals already in the industry.

Work with us

If you are interested in helping or working at our educational events, please click below to discover all the opportunities that are available.

Education Blog

Vegetable Box Competition 2019

Healthy eating and highlighting the field to fork journey is an important message for the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and promoting this to the next generation is vital. One of the ways we do this is to run a Vegetable Box competition every year, with the finals judged and the winner announced at the Great Yorkshire […]

Training Courses for Teachers – Spring 2019

Our training courses for teachers this Spring have been extremely well received with lots of great ideas shared to take back to the classroom. We have seen the return of the ever popular ‘Muddy Maths’ and ‘Developing your Outdoor Space for Learning’ in addition to a new course all about habitats. The aptly named ‘Creature […]

Farmhouse Breakfast – January 2019

This year we changed up the format of our Farmhouse Breakfast event and we took classes from 3 different schools to visit farms where they saw first-hand where their food comes from. North Frodingham Primary School & Beeford CE VC Primary School visited Side Oven Bakery at Carr House Farm near Driffield. Both groups did […]

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