We had to cancel all CRT farm open days due to lockdown, but we still wanted to find a different way to bring new and existing CRT Friends together and raise money for the charity!
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At this time of year, our staff, farmers and volunteers would be on the road to see you in person at Farm Open Days and shows across the country. But lockdown has changed that this year.
Online and at home activities to keep you and the children entertained and learning about the farming and nature!
Education Manager Gerry Turner has been busy created these fun filled, curriculum-linked learning topics straight from the CRT classroom.
We normally suggest a £1 contribution for our educational activities at events
Our farmers are excellent! They have picked up their phones to show us their farms!
These farmer diaries give you an insight into what a variety of different farmers get up to on a daily basis.
Lark Rise Farm Show Week29th June - 5th July
Pierrepont Farm Show Week13th July - 18th July
Mayfields Farm Show Week3rd August - 9th August
Dr Vince Lea, Head of Wildlife Monitoring has been keeping a diary of his lockdown sightings. Read this blog to find out what he has seen!
Blackbirds, lapwing, water voles, butterfly, and so much more!
Money raised by this campaign will go towards projects increasing the diversity of wildlife on our properties
We also have some wonderful wildlife activities including interactive puzzles in our discover and learn tent!
We normally suggest a £5 per entry for our competitions This donation is not compulsory, but remember we're a charity!
20th - 25th July
10th - 15th August
We still need to raise awareness and raise funds to continue our vital work, but we also want to continue to bring people together and provide sparks of joy and happiness through the CRT Village Show.
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CRT supports rural communities and businesses by restoring old and disused farming properties into centres of sustainable business.
These artisan businesses would normally be selling their beautiful items at shows across the country. This year, we are supporting these businesses by promoting them online at our CRT Village Show.
Support rural business
Want to get crafty? Fancy testing your brain with a puzzle? Or just want to learn about nature?
🥝🍉🍇 A fun way to get children interested in fruit 🍐🍒 🍌
Listen to our Education Manager's facts about butterflies 👂🦋
At Lark Rise Farm's new community orchard, Gerry explains some fruits are too heavy to grow on trees...so where do they grow?
Barn owls are able to hunt for small rodents in grassland areas. Their soft feathers allow for stealthy flight and an long legs mean they can reach through the long grass to catch their prey.
Make an outdoor home for all your fairy friends
This is great and convenient way to create your own compost if you do not have a garden but want to add extra nutrients to your plant pots!
Get your kids outside and learning about nature with this simple activity!
These Egg Head Planters are a great way to teach children about germination in a fun and simple way.
The decline of the skylark in Britain is attributed to the switch from spring to autumn sowing of cereals and the resulting loss of winter stubbles.
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Get the kids guessing the fruit and vegetables Education Manager is growing on here allotment during lockdown!
Did you know you can see red-tailed bumblebees emerge in early spring, feeding on flowers all the way through to the autumn!
Did you know the scalloped edgesorange and brown colour of the wings are to camouflage the hibernating adults amongst dead leaves during winter?