TITLE

Town folk get a taste of the country

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Philip
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/25/2008, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the West Midlands Rural Hub, Hereford, England branch has organized a series of events in Hereford town centre on April 19, 2008 as part of the Year of Food and Farming. The whole idea was to explain to local children where their food comes from and the broader role farmers and craftsmen play in making the countryside a vibrant and exciting place. Activities on the day included corn grinding and bread making, as well as quizzes and food trails around the city centre.
ACCESSION #
32134667

 

Related Articles

  • Twilight bites. FARRELL-GREEN, SIMON // Metro (NZ);Nov2011, Issue 358, p99 

    The article profiles Hobsonville Point Farmers' Market in Hobsonville, New Zealand, and Takapuna Night Market in Takapuna, New Zealand. It is reported that, the Hobsonville Point Farmers' Market is organized every week on Wednesdays, and it is operated in a hangar left over from the area's days...

  • VIEWPOINT.  // Crops;9/20/2003, p5 

    More and more farmers are signing up to green schemes. But it's just the start. What follows is the battle to demonstrate this represents good value to the taxpayer. Organic Week starts on 4 October. It's yet another great example of the industry seeking to work closer with its customers to...

  • Grace Before Dinner. Madison, Deborah // Orion Magazine;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p54 

    This article highlights the gathering of food producers and farmers from around the world for the Terra Madre event at Palazzo del Lavoro in Turin, Italy in October 2004. Rationale for launching the event; Result of conferences and seminars on food; Overview of indigenous food shared by delegates.

  • LET'S EAT HIS WORDS. Tasker, Johann // Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p38 

    The article discusses issues related to agriculture in Great Britain. The global food chain on which supermarkets depend is unsustainable. Transporting food vast distances might be good for business and consumer choice. But it uses vast amounts of energy and is destroying the planet. The farm...

  • Talking Point. Smith, Guy // Farmers Weekly;3/26/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 13, p91 

    Focuses on issues concerning farm payments in Great Britain. Concern whether it is easier to defend regionally averaged payments; Challenges that will be encountered by farmers including the need to secure local supply of safe traceable food; Importance of CAP payments.

  • Sustainable food systems link growers to new consumer markets in California. Feenstra, Gail; Tomich, Tom // California Agriculture;Oct-Dec2007, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p146 

    The article reflects on sustainable food systems in California. The Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) and Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) have ventured on projects that will satisfy the increasing demand for food while giving new markets for growers....

  • NFU relaunches packs for schools.  // Horticulture Week;1/30/2009, p32 

    The article reports on the reintroduction of the Why Farming Matters teaching packs of the National Farmers' Union (NFU) at Priors Field Primary School in Warwickshire, England. The initiative is influenced by the strong demand for new packs following its successful launch in 2007. The packs aim...

  • MIXED VIEWS ON SHORTAGES….  // Farmers Weekly;4/25/2008, p44 

    The author reflects on the current issue of food shortage. According to him, food shortage could be both advantageous and disadvantageous to farmers. On one hand, when food supplies run low, the public will look to farmers to do the things they have always done very well, but have generally...

  • In tune with local fare.  // Food Manufacture;Spring2005 Supplement, Vol. 80, p4 

    The article reports that in Great Britain, price will continue to be the major challenge for food processors in justifying the viability of purchasing locally produced raw materials. The growing demand for foods of local provenance is a trend being reflected in the growth of farmers' markets and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics