General Public News
Agri Aware appeals to shoppers to support Irish farmers and food producers this Christmas
Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking consumers to support the Irish agri-food industry by buying quality and sustainably produced Irish food this Christmas
Agri Aware survey reveals - Strong support from consumers for legislation to ensure farmers receive a fair price from supermarkets
Independent consumer research recently carried out on behalf of Agri Aware by Ipsos MRBI reveals strong support among the Irish public for legislation to ensure that farmers receive a fair price from supermarkets
National Potato Day 2017
On National Potato Day, Friday, October 6th, Arles National School, Co. Laois were invited to Family Farm in Dublin Zoo to learn all about potatoes.
Agri Aware join forces with Fota Wildlife Park to educate visitors about all things food and farming
Fota Wildlife Park is permanent location for Agri Aware's Award Winning Bloom 2017 Garden. Kerry footballing legend and primary school teacher, Tomás Ó Sé, yesterday (Tuesday August 22nd) launched the Agri Aware ‘My land, your land – Ireland’ concept garden at Fota Wildlife Park....
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!
Farm Safety week closes with a focus on child safety
Farm Safety Week 2017 ran from Monday July 24 to Friday July 28 and closed with a focus on keeping children safe on the farm. Engaging children from a young age on the importance of farm and countryside safety is crucial given the high percentage of farm accidents and fatalities that involve children. Therefore, learning about farm and countryside safety at a young age will allow children to take these important messages and lessons with them for life, and encourage safe practices on the farm into the future.
A day of dairy-filled fun at Agri Aware’s Family Farm
Agri Aware teamed up with ProU yogurts and dietician with INDI, Louise Reynolds to end Agri Aware’s Dairy Week on a high with a fun dairy-filled day in Family Farm developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo.
Family Farm’s new addition to the farmyard finally has a name
Towards the end of March, Agri Aware’s Family Farm at Dublin Zoo welcomed a new addition to the farmyard. Family Farm’s Charolais beef cow Gertrude, gave birth to her calf on March 22, a few days later than expected!
Brexit - The Event for Irish Farmers
IFA hosted a conference relating to Brexit in Goffs, County Kildare on Monday, April 24, 2017, where some 600 people were in attendance. The aim of this event was to make Brexit more real and more accessible.
Agri Aware launches information advertisement on the Common Agricultural Policy
To celebrate the new CAP educational video, Agri Aware is giving away two iPads through an interactive competition on Facebook.