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Farm to fork - CAPtured, for over 50 years

Agri Aware is currently delivering an innovative CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) communication campaign entitled ‘Farm to fork - CAPtured, for over 50 years’. The aim of the campaign is to communicate the many benefits of the CAP and the challenges ahead to the general public and farmers, across Ireland-North and South.

A key element of the campaign is Agri Aware’s ‘Meet the Farmer in the City’ at Family Farm, developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo, which has over 1 million annual visitors. Agri Aware’s has selected a number of farmers who are the resident farmers in Family Farm, during weekends this Summer. These farmers represent a number of different sectors within the farming community. The will engage visitors to Family Farm about farming, the importance of the agri-food industry and the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) in Ireland during tours of Family Farm. For more information on our 'Meet the Farmer in the City' events please click here. Agri Aware's resident young farmers are also on hand each day during the summer months with a range of fun farm themed activities in Family Farm, Dublin Zoo. To read about a day in the life of Family Farm click here.

The campaign has a number of elements, including:


CAP-Good for Farmers, Food and You!

What does CAP mean?

CAP is the Common Agricultural Policy

What is CAP (Common Agricultural Policy)?

The CAP ( Common Agricultural Policy )is a common EU policy that helps to support European farmers by providing a series of grants and subsidies to allow guaranteed access to safe, quality, traceable and sustainably produced food for 500 million European consumers.The CAP was reformed in 2013.

Why is Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) important?

Quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for consumers

Keeping Ireland’s countryside beautiful, green and clean

Ensuring that local communities across Ireland survive and thrive

Giving farming and family farms a secure future

For more information on CAP from the European Commission please Click Here

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication this advertisement reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.


Common Agricultural Policy | CAP | EU agricultural policy | Irish agricultural policy

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