Latest News and Blog posts

Latest News and Blog posts

  • Country Trust welcomes the National Food Strategy’s ‘Eat and Learn’ policy recommendations

    Country Trust welcomes the National Food Strategy’s ‘Eat and Learn’ policy recommendations

    For people and agriculture to thrive we must all be informed participants rather than mere consumers for whom food production is an abstract idea.

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  • “My butter is delicious – I’m taking some home for my mam and dad”

    “My butter is delicious – I’m taking some home for my mam and dad”

    The Country Trust delivers urban farming activities in North Tyneside during the school holidays.

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  • “BEST DAY EVER!”.

    “BEST DAY EVER!”.

    Ashington school children loved their Country Trust Farm visit to CLA President’s farm.

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  • Blog: Mental Health Awareness Week & Year of Opportunity

    Blog: Mental Health Awareness Week & Year of Opportunity

    The Country Trust's President, the Duke of Westminster reflects on the impact of Covid-19 and the benefits of connecting with the outdoors.

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  • Blog: Ramadan. Finding a deeper connection to food, consumption and nature.

    Blog: Ramadan. Finding a deeper connection to food, consumption and nature.

    Ramadan offers us an opportunity for an annual stock take in our lives and time to reflect on the blessings we have.

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  • Grow for it!

    Grow for it!

    Young Carers were excited to receive their Grow for it! packs, produced by members of our Farm and Food Discovery teams.

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  • Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is debated at the House of Lords

    Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is debated at the House of Lords

    We were thrilled that our amendment to the Agriculture Bill was finally brought to the House of Lords on July 9th by Lord Curry.

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  • Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is tabled

    Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is tabled

    The Country Trust is urging the government to ensure that the new Agriculture Bill includes provision for stand-alone payments for farmers who offer high quality farm education.

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