Why Farming Matters

Where does our food come from?

Refers to page 20 in the booklet

This activity asks children to research a food and find out as much about it as possible.

Further resources from the web:


Explanation of what’s in season each month

Choose FACE Exploring Fact Sheets aimed at guiding pupils to sites where they can retrieve information on the chosen topic e.g.

  • Do we care where our food comes from?
  • Food miles
  • Food production and processing
  • Local food
  • People who work in the countryside

Food production

The story of the British wheat harvest

Follow products through the food chain from field to fridge with an emphasis on the farming end of production