Canon Barnett School discover food, farming and nature on visit to Chatham Green

The Chatham Green Project welcomed a class of 26 pupils and 4 teachers to the farm on Thursday for a fun and fact filled journey from Field to Fork! Farm Education Officer Jenna Cains was joined by Farm Manager Andrew Cook to take the visiting children from East London on a tour of the farm, starting with the wheat growing in the fields and ending at our purpose-built education centre…

Farm Tech Challenge

UK students aged 11-19 are being given the opportunity to use their science and computer skills to come up with a digital technology invention that could help farmers across the world produce more food, while protecting the environment and ensuring the safety of people on the farm. We encourage schools to visit a farm and learn from current technology before taking on the challenge. Find out more here. If you…

Children's nature club activities a wild success!

We were delighted at the success of our Children’s Nature Club at Chatham Green Project. A wonderful group of children from 7-14 years old attended and took part in varied activities on our farm. All the children that attended for three or more days of the club completed their John Muir Discovery Award and Leave No Trace Awareness Certificate. The programme included time to explore, discover and collect natural objects, learn…

Chatham Green Project receives Living Landscapes award

Chatham Green Project recognised at first annual Living Landscapes Awards event Living Landscapes awards are given to individuals, organisations and businesses who are managing projects with demonstrable benefits for People, Wildlife and Economy; the lynchpins of a fully functional Living Landscape. The awards were presented by Simon King at Essex Wildlife Trust’s AGM which this year was held at Langdon Visitor Centre. Langdon Visitor Centre sits at the heart of…