Farm fun day on the Hirsel Estate

Budding Jamie Oliver's from Spittal got hands-on experience of making healty pizza's from scratch during a visit to the Hirsel Estate, taking a break from the classroom to learn about food and farming as part of The Co-operative's From Farm to Fork (FF2F) project.
Budding Jamie Oliver's from Spittal got hands-on experience of making healty pizza's from scratch during a visit to the Hirsel Estate, taking a break from the classroom to learn about food and farming as part of The Co-operative's From Farm to Fork (FF2F) project.

Hirsel Estate at Coldstream is hosting a free family farm fun day on Saturday, August 24, from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

During the day families will discover the secrets of beekeeping through The Co-operative’s Plan Bee project, and learn about its award-winning outdoor learning experience for schoolchildren, From Farm to Fork. The Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrel Project will run a workshop and pony and trap rides will also be available.

The day is being run by The Co-operative who farm land in Berwickshire, including at the Hirsel Estate, growing potatoes, rapeseed and cereals,

The Co-ops’ Liz Armstrong, said: “We know that our customers are concerned about where their food has come from and how it has been produced. This event is a brilliant chance for families to see part of our supply chain in action.”