19 Jul · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Bayer-Leaf Education Awards

Eeeeek we are so excited to be shortlisted for the Bayer-Leaf Education Innovative Learning award this year, alongside APS Produce, Cheshire and Whitsome Farm, Berwickshire. The final stages of judging are now taking place and we find out whether we’ve won in November (fingers crossed!). A HUGE thank you to all the schools who choose …


9 May · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

New NFU Education launch

We were very excited to attend a meeting hosted by our regional NFU team, hearing from the new NFU Education team who have been working hard to launch their new website and looking at ways to promote the story of food in schools through practical and curriculum based tools. There’s lots of information for teachers …


29 Nov · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Education Awards 2018

On Thursday 22nd November we were invited to the fab Hexagon room at Lancaster and Morecambe awards to present the award for “Primary School Pupil of the Year”, as part of The Lancaster and Morecambe Visitor Education Awards 2018. This is an award we have proudly sponsored for the last few years, and it was …


2 Oct · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Get Kids Out Learning

As a working dairy farm, and as part of our passion for providing the opportunity for our visitors to experience the sights, sounds, smells and feel of a real farm, the “Get Kids Out Learning” website is a perfect way for us to share our message. We are open all year and host educational visits …


18 May · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

BAYER / FACE education awards 2017

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the Future of Farming Champion Award which is for a farm which is making an outstanding contribution to improving young people’s understanding of the food and farming sector. Activities may be across any or all age ranges to include, for example, encouraging entrepreneurship through school farmers’ markets, offering …


13 Jul · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

New Animal Facts

We’ve been busy pulling together these animal fact boards to live alongside our animals. Hope you like them as much as we do. Big shout out to our Kim who’s done an awesome job doing them. Plus also a thank you to NDCS who sent us these fab child friendly sign language guides for some …


14 Mar · wearedigitl · No Comments

We are truly ‘Something Special’

On Tuesday 28th August 2012, we were used as a location for an episode of CBeebies “Something Special” starring Justin, Mr Tumble and his friends, Dean and Clayton. Justin with Mr Tumbles’ Spotty Bag in the Old Holly dairy with the milk tank The episode is based on the children learning about cows, milk and …