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Craigies Farm

Schools

There are many ways in which the a visit to Craigie’s Farm can enrich the classroom experience:

  • It is the perfect place for students to discover the importance that food comes from a farm, not a supermarket.
  • Visits fit many aspects of 'A Curriculum for Excellence', and are an exciting and efficient way of introducing experiential elements to such a project.
  • Outlines some of the work that farmers undertake to help manage the land and conserve and protect the ecosystems of different types of rural flora and fauna.
  • Visits can be taylored to suit all ages from Primary 1 up to University Students.

If a teacher has any specific experiences they wish the children to get from the visit, we will happily arrange this. Just let us know the details when completing the booking form below and in conjunction with a RHET Project Co-ordinator, we will tailor the experience to suit.  RHET will also take care of all of the previsit risk assesments.

A visit will typically take one and a half to three hours.

To organise a Farm Visit, simply complete the booking form below.

Once we receive your completed form, it will be forwarded to your local Project Co-ordinator, who will then be in contact to organise your visit.

Book a Farm Visit

Please fill in the form below with as much information as possible.

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    • Craigie's Farm Shop and CafeCraigie's Farm Shop and Cafe We were delighted to help out at the Ready Steady Cook event at the Forth Bridges Festival at the weekend! If you were there, we hope you enjoyed it! It's great to see chefs using local ingredients! Well done to both Chris and Mark - everything looked delicious!
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    • Craigie's Farm Shop and CafeCraigie's Farm Shop and Cafe What is it with this weather?! Typical Scotland for you! Don't let the wet weather stop you from having fun - PYO is still on here at Craigie's with our strawberries, raspberries and cherries all under cover in our poly tunnels! And why not reward yourself for your hard work with a hot cuppa and slice of homemade cake in our cafe afterwards? Don't let the rain spoil your day!
    • Craigie's Farm Shop and CafeCraigie's Farm Shop and Cafe We have plenty of fruit waiting to be picked here on the farm! And don't let the rain put you off! Our strawberries, raspberries and cherries are all undercover so you'll be protected from the typical Scottish weather! We also have plenty gooseberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants available for picking too! And if you fancy giving jam making a go, make sure you speak to a member of our staff and pick up one of our jam making leaflets - with all of mum's and Kirsteen's secrets and tips, it's sure to keep you right!
    • Alistair Pryde PhotographyAlistair Pryde Photography Well done for providing the ingredients for today's competition to decide the #ForthBridgeFestival chef of the year!

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