From field to fork – learning from the land at Gore Farm

Year 6 visited Gore Farm, part of the Ernest Cook Educational Trust, earlier this term. The farm is an outdoor learning charity which encourages children to learn from the land. The fun-filled day helped to bring their geography lessons to life. They have returned full of fascinating farming facts having learned about the cooperation between neighbouring arable and beef farms. After lunch they trod the turf – a huge 12 acre field of turf which needs mowing every day with a “massive mower” . The turf is cut and currently supplied to many of the new houses being built in Yeovil. A trailer ride ended the visit.