Wainfest: CAP Reform Implementation-Farming for All

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 16 Oct 2015
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Letterkenny Library
Location: Milford Library

Event Description

The promotion of Open Farming and the importance of sustainable farming to the Irish economy are priorities of the EU Common Agricultural Policy reform implementation. The Europe Direct Information Centre brought the farm into the library in this Wainfest event. CAP reform implementation recommends introducing and keeping urban children connected to rural priorities & farming. In this event students heard all about farming, were introduced to a working farmer and leaarned about the everyday life of a farmer. Children got the opportunity to engage in some sensory exercises and meet small farm animals.
30 children attended this event.