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Meet the Farmer in the City

Pictured at our Meet the Farmer in the City event recently are Dublin Zoo Director Leo Oosterweghel, and Donie Anderson our 'Meet the Farmer in the City' sheep farmer with visitors to Family Farm, Dublin Zoo

The ‘Meet the farmer in the city’ element of Agri Aware’s ‘Farm to fork-CAPtured, for over 50 years!’ CAP communication campaign is being delivered in Family Farm, Dublin Zoo.

Each weekend during Summer 2016, Agri Aware’s resident farmers are on-site at Family Farm to help engage and educate the general public, on the importance of farming, food and the environment in Ireland, and also the role the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy).

Below is the full schedule of events you can enjoy in Family Farm, Dublin Zoo each Saturday and Sunday during Summer 2016

Weekend Schedule:

12:00 p.m – Meet and Greet

12:15 p.m. – Milking the cow

12:30 p.m – Butter churning

1:00 p.m – Farm Tour

2:00 p.m – Farm Tour

3:00 p.m – Farm Tour

Each weekend will welcome new and exciting activities!

Through attending our Meet the Farmer in the city series this summer we hope that children, and adults alike, will gain a better understanding about agriculture and food in Ireland as well as have an exciting and fun day out!

For a further information on Family Farm, Dublin Zoo click here


Co-financed by the European Commission