Welcome to Why Farming Matters, a teaching resource containing a wealth of activity ideas for Key Stage 2 classes. Teachers can select individual activities or deliver them all as part of a topic on food and farming. Why Farming Matters is a collaborative project by Farming & Countryside Education (FACE) and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU).
Biodiversity – is a term used to describe the variety of life on earth
Climate change has led to an increase in vineyards in the National Park with over 16 inside the Park boundary
Listen to find out how modern farming shapes the South Downs, the history of farming on the Downs and clues to past landscapes…