Latest News and Blog posts

Latest News and Blog posts

  • Country Trust submits further evidence to EFRA on COVID-19 and Food Supply

    Country Trust submits further evidence to EFRA on COVID-19 and Food Supply

    EFRA follows up on its inquiry into COVID-19.

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  • The Country Trust Launch Farm in a Box - Online

    The Country Trust Launch Farm in a Box - Online

    A rapid rethink for the Farm in a Box team when the latest lockdown struck...

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  • Boxing Clever - Thumbs-up for New Country Trust Initiative

    Boxing Clever - Thumbs-up for New Country Trust Initiative

    Fabulous feedback for Farm in a Box

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  • Watch now: Our Teacher and Host Webinar

    Watch now: Our Teacher and Host Webinar

    We have recently held two webinars: one for our Farmer Hosts and one for our Teachers.

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  • Welcoming new Trustee, Navaratnam Partheeban

    Welcoming new Trustee, Navaratnam Partheeban

    Theeb joins our board of Trustees, sharing in our passion to bring the countryside alive to all children.

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  • Country Trust accepted as members of the Fair Education Alliance

    Country Trust accepted as members of the Fair Education Alliance

    We are now joining nearly 200 organisations who believe that no child's educational success should be limited by their socio-economic background

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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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  • Stronger still at St Christopher’s School

    Stronger still at St Christopher’s School

    Pupils return straight to the garden as schools reopen.

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  • Popeye’s power proven – spinach gives you strength!

    Popeye’s power proven – spinach gives you strength!

    Pupils growing spinach have, indeed, gained Popeye’s powerful strength at St Christopher’s Primary School in Suffolk.

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  • Seeds of Hope

    Seeds of Hope

    Seeds sowing smiles in children at Mile Cross and Catton Grove schools in Norwich this National Gardening Week

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  • Stronger Families

    Stronger Families

    Thanks to funding from Children In Need, The Country Trust were able to run seven countryside visits for the Barnardo’s Stronger Families and Bradford Action for Refugees programmes.

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  • Busiest summer ever!

    Busiest summer ever!

    We have just enjoyed our busiest summer ever hosting visits across the country to help address growing inequality amongst children.

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  • Law firm brings children to farm

    Law firm brings children to farm

    Children from a Newcastle city centre primary school have experienced life on a real working Northumberland farm thanks to a kind donation from a local law firm

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  • Beefy biology turns Waitrose visit into science wow

    Beefy biology turns Waitrose visit into science wow

    Schoolchildren got hands on and in on one our recent farm visits which saw them identifying which cuts of meat come from which part of a cow and handling bovine offals to learn about anatomy

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