The Country Trust is a dynamic national education charity dedicated to bringing alive the working countryside for children least able to access it.
Since 1978 The Country Trust has been making it possible for hundreds of volunteer farmers and landowners to welcome thousands of disadvantaged young children from all backgrounds and faiths onto their farms to share their passion for food, farming and the countryside.
A year-long programme to support educators and their students in growing, eating and even selling food!Read More
Immersive educational experiences. Making connections to real working farms and the food we eat.Read More
Outstanding, hands-on residential visits to farms and the countryside in Norfolk, Suffolk and Yorkshire.Read More
A hands-on programme building connections between farming, food and climate change.Read more
The more the public, and especially school children, get to visit, and experience first-hand where their food comes from, the more they will appreciate, support and champion our farmers.Read more
By giving children the tools to turn their feelings into action, we empower them to become part of the solution and take charge of their own futures." - Kelsey Mulder, Natural Catastrophe Research Lead, HiscoxRead more
Education is a lifelong journey, and although in reality it’s mainly adults who are the decision makers, we mustn’t forget to include children in our discussions, those who will inherit some complex and difficult decisions.Read more
For people and agriculture to thrive we must all be informed participants rather than mere consumers for whom food production is an abstract idea.Read more
By Anna Gordon: Farm in a Box Programme Manager, teacher and environmentalistRead more
Empowering children to confront the climate crisis.Read more