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Heritage Week at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo

19th August – 27th August

Dig In to a week of fun filled activities at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo this Heritage Week! This year to celebrate National Heritage Week 2017 (Saturday 19th of August until Sunday 27th of August). Family Farm, developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo will be host to an array of activities from beekeeping to butter churning!

Heritage Week at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo - Basket Weaving

24th August

Join weaver Padraig Larking from 11am - 3pm at the Farmhouse to learn all about basket weaving!

Heritage Week at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo - Sounds from the farm

25th August

Join Family Farm teacher Johnny Gleeson and learn all about the sounds from the farm! Do you know your curlew from your cuckoo? Come to the Farmhouse from 11am-3pm

Mobile Farm at A Taste of Donegal Food Festival

26th August – 27th August

Agri Aware's Mobile Farm will make its first trip to the "A Taste of Donegal Food Festival", at the Pier, Donegal Town this August. Visitors of all ages will get to meet farm animals on board and learn about the role of the farmer in caring for these animals each day, whilst also understanding the importance of farmers in delivering quality, safe and traceable food at an affordable price for the consumer-being delivered by the assistance of CAP or the Common Agricultural Policy.

Heritage Week at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo - Hurley Making

26th August

Join Expert Hurley Maker Seosamh Breathnach for live hurley making and to learn all about the history of the hurl in Ireland from 11am-3pm.

Heritage Week at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo - The Big Dig!

27th August

Join Family Farm teacher Johnny Gleeson for the big dig in the Family Farm potato patch! Learn all about Irish potatoes and who knows you might even get to dig for one!

Agri Aware's Mobile Farm at Waterford Harvest Festival

9th September – 10th September

Agri Aware's mobile farm returns to Waterford for the annual Harvest Festival. Visitors of all ages will get to meet farm animals on board and learn about the role of the farmer in caring for these animals each day, whilst also understanding the importance of farmers in delivering quality, safe and traceable food at an affordable price for the consumer-being delivered by the assistance of CAP or the Common Agricultural Policy.