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What is Living Land?

The Living Land is a free event for school children in years 3 & 4 to learn about food, farming and countryside life. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year we are taking Living Land online.

When is Living Land?

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we’re taking Living Land online for 2021. Our virtual event will be going live on 6th May.

Who organises the event?

Living Land is run and managed by Kent County Agricultural Society. As a charity, the Society have the following charitable objectives, and in addition make a number of awards each year.

  • The improvement of agriculture, forestry, horticulture, allied industries, rural crafts and the breeding of livestock
  • The demonstration of improved methods connected with the above
  • The holding of the annual Kent County Show
  • The encouragement of agricultural and horticultural education, research and experimental work

What can I expect at Living Land

This year we’re taking the Living Land virtual. The resources will feature a collection of short videos covering a variety of aspects of farming, agriculture, and land based industries. These will include egg hatching, birds of prey, dairy farming, farm machinery, livestock and more.

There will also be a series of interactive ‘Living Land Lives’ hosted on our Facebook page @kentcountyshow on 6th May.

As well as the online resources, schools can also apply for practical activity packs for pupils to participate in. These resources will include Duck Hatching Kits, Butterfly Growing Kits, Root View Planting Gardens, Carrot Cake Mix, and various seed planting kits.

How can we get involved?

You don’t have to be in Kent to get involved. If you would like to participate as a school, please register your interest here.

If you’re interested in getting involved as trade, please contact Sally Higgins.

What if we can’t make the date?

If you can’t participate in the activities on 6th May, you can still get involved! All our online resources will be available to revisit for up to 12 months.