Incredible Edibles 2022
Minister for State at the Department of Education Josepha Madigan was on hand at Airfield Estate in Dundrum to launch Incredible Edibles 2022.
The Minister with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion was able to sample some homemade soup on the morning, a simple recipe from the Incredible Edibles harvest.
Incredible Edibles is a free, healthy eating and growing project that has been running in Irish primary schools since 2008. In that time, over 500,000 schoolchildren have taken part in the programme.
The initiative has grown to cover 1800 schools nationwide with places available on a first come, first served basis.
Agriculture is Ireland’s oldest industry. From our first settlers almost 10,000 years ago, it continues to evolve, tending to crops, caring for animals and providing for its people.
We invite you to learn about our farms, discovering the various people and families who are producing your food, and the environmentally friendly farming methods that they are using to ensure our shared future is protected for generations to come.
Our Programmes for
Agri Aware offers a variety of primary school programmes that are inclusive of Junior Infants through 6th Class. All of our programmes are linked into the primary school curriculum and have been designed to engage students through fun, hands-on activities.
Additionally, these programmes provide teachers with all the information needed, including lesson plans, keywords, objectives, learning outcomes, suggested activities and supplemental materials, to confidently deliver the various agricultural topics.
Our Programmes for
Agri Aware offers a range of secondary school programmes and events that are available to Transition Year and Agricultural Science Leaving Certificate students and teachers.
These programmes and events are linked into the agricultural science curriculum and provide students and teachers with activities and materials to immerse themselves within the various agricultural topics.
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