Taking the baking to the classroom

August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/10/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 6, p28
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The article focuses on farm visits being held for school children by the Kids Connect Campaign in association with farmer Ian Shears in England. Shears' farm has been registered for the Higher Level Scheme in which he can claim funding to host or visit schools for up to a maximum of 25 visits a year. It describes the typical school visit and farm visit. Also highlighted is the significance of the scheme to schools.


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