The inaugural School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference 2017

An exciting initiative established between the Royal Agricultural University, Applied Inspiration (a Farm491 member business) and the School Farms Network, the School Farms Network Education Alliance is delighted to announce its inaugural Conference, 30 June-1 July.

The Conference will highlight the value of land-based education and bring together a dynamic group of professionals interested in driving land-based education practices and pursuits in schools and communities.

The Education Alliance is delighted to welcome Farm491 as Gold Sponsor to encourage enterprise and inspire the future of land-based farming. In the addition to an engaging programme of presentations and workshops, delegates will have the exciting opportunity of attending the grand opening of the Farm491 workshops at Manor Farm Harnhill on Friday 30 June.

Other conference highlights include the inaugural Gala dinner and School Farms Network Awards ceremony, celebrating the very best of School Farms from across the country, and keynote presentations from speakers including:

  • Adam Henson, TV personality and Director of Cotswold Farm Park
  • Professor Joanna Price, Vice-chancellor of the Royal Agricultural University
  • Dan Corlett, CEO, Farming & Countryside Education (FACE)
  • Leigh Morris, Chief Executive, The National Land Based College (NLBC).

The Education Alliance warmly invites Farm491 member businesses to attend the conference as delegates, or to help support the conference aims and objectives as sponsors. Opportunities to sponsor individual awards at the School Farms Network Awards ceremony are available. To find out more about the conference visit the conference webpage, or to discuss attendance and sponsorship, contact Sally Greenwood: