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Agri Aware's 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day

Dr. Vanessa Woods, Chief Executive of Agri Aware and Mr. Richard Moeran, Chairman of Agri Aware with a selction of Agri Aware's patrons at the 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day in Family Farm at Dublin Zoo.

Agri Aware, the Irish agri-food educational body, holds ‘Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years’ Patron Day. The celebrations took place at Family Farm, developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo on Sunday, 3 Julu 2016. Guests were treated to tours of the farmyard, as well as demonstrations of butter churning, sheep shearing, bee-keeping and spinning and weaving. Quality Irish produce was on offer for members of the public to sample, while visitors also got the chance to watch Aine the Family Farm dairy cow being milked.

Dr. Vanessa Woods, Chief Executive of Agri Aware and Mr. Richard Moeran, Chairman of Agri Aware pictured with Agri Aware board members; Mr. Phelim O'Neill and Mr. Joe Parlon and Ms. Aileen Tennant and Dr. Leo Oosterweghel of Dublin Zoo.

Dr. Vanessa Woods, Chief Executive of Agri Aware and Mr. Richard Moeran, Chairman of Agri Aware pictured with Dr. Leo Oosterweghel, Director of Dublin Zoo and Mr. James Kelly IFA and Agri Aware Board member.

Dr. Vanessa Woods, Chief Executive of Agri Aware and Mr. Richard Moeran, Chairman of Agri Aware pictured with Dr. Leo Oosterweghel, Director of Dublin Zoo.

Dr. Vanessa Woods, Chief Executive of Agri Aware and Mr. Richard Moeran, Chairman of Agri Aware pictured with Mr. Michal Slawski, Bord Bia, Ms. Maura Canning, IFA, Dr. Leo Oosterweghel, Dublin Zoo and Mr. Phelim O'Neill, Irish Farmers Journal and Agri Aware board member.

Brothers, Max and George Chiswick pictured with their cousin Lara Woods at Agri Aware's 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day.

Dr. Vanessa Woods, Chief Executive of Agri Aware, Mr. Richard Moeran, Chairman of Agri Aware and Dr. Leo Oosterweghel, Dublin Zoo getting up close during our sheep shearing demonstration at Agri Aware's 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day.

Crowds enjoying the sheep shearing demonstrations at Agri Aware's 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day.

Members of the public enjoying the craft of spinning and weaving at Agri Aware's 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day.

Something for everybody at Agri Aware's 'Farm to fork-CAPtured for over 50 years' Patron Day with children having their faces painted.

Display of Agri Aware's educational resources and promotional items

Mr. Lawernce Ward, one of Agri Aware's 'Meet the Farmer in the City' farmers.