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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Farm Club 13th October

October 19, 2014 at 11:25 pm



This week we spent time covering some beds in the Access Garden, ready for the winter. We also harvested some willow and stripped it of its leaves. Some of us ate more grapes!

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Fabulous Harvest

October 9, 2014 at 10:03 pm


Despite sending lots of harvest home already, and supplying events at the Children’s Centre throughout August, there was still a fantastic display at harvest Festival last week. Ms Howells reports that the KS2 children have been working so hard on the farm and this fabulous harvest is testament to their work. The pepper harvest was spectacular! Well done!

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Farm Club 6th October 2014

October 9, 2014 at 9:44 pm


Farm Club worked really hard on Monday clearing beds in the polytunnel (as it was raining). We had a ‘who can find the longest root?’ competition and snacked on some of the last french beans. We also enjoyed tasting some yellow tomatoes.  We discovered an interesting beetle, later identified as a green shield bug.

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