This is Ireland's only mobile farm with educational resources.
The Mobile Farm is a unique outdoor classroom that is used to educate children and adults via a hands-on learning experience.
Mobile Farm is currently only available in Connacht.
The Mobile Farm unit safely and humanely transports animals to any school, company or event.
The aim of Agri Aware's Mobile Farm is to educate young and old about the different farm animals on Irish farms and their role in producing quality food that is safe and affordable for consumers. Agri Aware's Mobile Farm is accompanied by trained farmers.
How do visitors learn?
This is Ireland's only mobile farm with educational resources. Keeping the geography, science and social, personal and health education (SPHE) curricula in mind, visitors will learn about each animal, from their natural habitat to their role in food production.
What are the practicalities?
The Mobile Farm requires a small area in a car park or a schoolyard. It is fully insured and wheelchair accessible. Groups must be accompanied by a teacher at all times.
Children must wash their hands before and after they visit. Always operated by a trained professional.
Mobile Farm Booking - Currently available only in CONNACHT
Selection of photos from our Agri Awares' Mobile Farm
What teachers think…
In a nationwide survey of primary school teachers who used the Mobile Farm, 98% believed that pupils enjoyed the visit.
In a nationwide survey of primary school teachers who used the Mobile Farm, 97% thought it was relevant to the primary school curriculum
In a nationwide survey of primary school teachers who used the Mobile Farm, 95% felt that pupils had a better understanding of farming after the visit.