it’s all part of growing up

Kirsty Mathieson, seven, helped with harvesting at Craigie’s Farm in South Queensferry, as part of a visit by Cargilfield School in Barton.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 14th September 2011, 6:46 pm

The school is one of the first to use a new scheme which sees city get a taste of farming life. Food manufacturer VION has teamed up with the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) in a three year-deal to provide educational farm visits for schools.

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“We are delighted that VION has come on board,” said RHET manager Alison Motion. “We should be able to extend visits to give children an insight into livestock production and processing.”