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
85% of the National Park is farmland habitats
Listen to find out how modern farming shapes the South Downs, the history of farming on the Downs and clues to past landscapes…