Farfield Farm Blog

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Spring at Farfield Farm

April 23, 2015 at 6:57 pm

Children and staff (and the bees) have been busy up at Farfield Farm. These photographs show how the raised beds and other areas of planting looked on 22nd April 2015. As children from Reception and Year 1 have been visiting this week, and next, I took these photographs so that when they come again in the height of summer they can see how much things have grown.

 

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1S have had a fantastic afternoon on Farsley Farfield farm

April 23, 2015 at 2:29 pm

We have been planting, tasting, digging, watering, potting, collecting, feeding, watching, listening, enjoying, smiling, picking, smelling and most of all learning!

Thank you to the Year Six helpers, Brian and Ms Howells.

 

 

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4GK on the Farm

April 1, 2015 at 8:54 am

Children feeding chickens at Farsley Farfield Farm.

 

Throughout the week at Farsley Farfield, children across the year groups are given opportunities to learn about all things farming thanks to the staff and the facilities at the school. This week, a group of children from 4GK worked in the farm classroom, the polytunnel and the chicken coop.

 

 

 

Children this week watered some hot pepper seeds, weeded a large container of leeks, potted some hot pepper plants, sifted compost, fed the chickens AND collected, washed and packaged eggs ready to be sold. Tremendous fun was had whilst  the children continued to develop their farming skills.

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