For Farm­ers & Businesses

Learn how you can join in to equip future gen­er­a­tions with bal­anced and informed insight into food pro­duc­tion, farm­ing and the environment.

Hundreds of farmers are already involved in engaging, inspiring and moti­vating young peo­ple through expe­ri­en­tial learn­ing, including on-farm and in-classroom activities, to embed an appreciation of British farming into everyday life.

Join us in our work to equip our future gen­er­a­tions with bal­anced and informed insight into food pro­duc­tion, farm­ing and the environment. We give you the knowledge and support you need to get started, even if you've never worked with young people before.

How to get started

There are many ways to con­nect your farm with the class­room and help chil­dren expe­ri­ence food, farm­ing and the coun­try­side and we can help get you start­ed with low com­mit­ment first steps. Whether you’re com­plete­ly new or are look­ing for fresh ideas, LEAF Edu­ca­tion is here to help with what­ev­er type of activ­i­ty you choose.

Take your first step

Access train­ing

To get you ready to host young peo­ple on your farm, LEAF Edu­ca­tion pro­vides train­ing to pre­pare you to deliv­er high-qual­i­ty, safe farm vis­its. From ensur­ing safe­ty to design­ing the expe­ri­ence, our train­ing and resources give you the tools and knowl­edge to pro­vide excel­lent edu­ca­tion­al expe­ri­ences on the farm. Plus, our train­ing starts from the very basics, per­fect if you’re just get­ting started.

See avail­able training

Mem­ber­ship & networking

By becom­ing a LEAF Edu­ca­tion mem­ber you join thou­sands of like-mind­ed farm­ers who want to access deep­er sup­port to engage with schools both on and off the farm. We direct­ly sup­port mem­bers to con­nect with schools and pro­vide train­ing to expand what you can do. You’ll also have access to our reg­u­lar Mem­ber Net­work­ing Days to share best prac­tice and learn from your peers, get to know the LEAF Edu­ca­tion team and stay up to date with new developments.

Learn about membership

“Absolutely fantastic workshop, lots of ideas and inspiration. I can’t wait to work with secondary schools to deliver on my farm.”

— Farmer at LEAF Education networking & training event

“It really opened my eyes to see how a farm is run as a multi-million-pound business, and to think about all the decisions the farmer has to make, not just what crops to grow.”

— A-Level Business Studies student