The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Adopt a School Trust (RACA) received a much needed grant of £3540 towards their ‘Chef on a Farm’ project which aims to connect disadvantaged children in the Midlands and North West with the land that sustains them by giving them valuable experiences through visiting farms.
The children will have the opportunity to take part in activities with the farmer such as making compostable pots, planting seeds and collecting eggs along with working with a trained Chef to create dishes and learn basic cooking skills using produce from the farm.
We are thrilled to have received funds from the CLA to enable us to deliver 4 ‘Chef on the Farm’ visits to children in the Midlands, where they will spend a day on a local farm, meeting a farmer and learning basic cooking skills with a professional chef. We know that the CLA share our view that it is hugely valuable to connect children to the land that sustains them through first-hand food and farming experiences, and we are grateful for the opportunity to be able to offer this to local children
The CLA charitable Trust is funded almost entirely by subscriptions from members of the CLA, an organisation which supports nearly 28,000 farmers, landowners and rural businesses.