Receive all the latest hub news straight to your inbox

Name

Email

Rural connect news & offers
(tick box)

Hub news & offers
(select a hub)

Close tab

National Countryside Week 2016

National Countryside Week 2016

 

National Countryside Week is The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual awareness week and takes place from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th July. This year it aims to:

 

  • Raise awareness and celebrate the value of the British countryside

  • Highlight a number of issues including food security, sustainable farming, support for family farms and the local producer, seasonal food and British produce.

  • Encourage people to come together and celebrate by having a picnic to appreciate everything that is special about the countryside and the important role it plays in all our lives.

 

The Prince's Countryside Fund vision is of a confident, robust and sustainable agricultural and rural community which is universally appreciated for its vital contribution to our British way of life and fit to support future generations.

Established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, The Prince’s Countryside Fund exists to improve the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life. Through their partnerships and events such as National Countryside Week they celebrate and promote the value of the countryside.

This National Countryside Week (Monday 18th to Sunday 24th July) they are asking the public to celebrate everything that’s special about our countryside, from the landscape we love to the food and drink we enjoy, and reflect on the importance of buying local, seasonal produce to help maintain a diverse farming sector and a sustainable rural economy.

Pack a picnic and celebrate a taste of the countryside.

This National Countryside Week The Prince's Countryside Fund are delighted to be partnering with the Historic Houses Association to organise a series of picnics. By joining them for a picnic they are asking the public to celebrate everything that’s special about our countryside, from the landscape we love to the food and drink we enjoy, and reflect on the importance of buying local, seasonal produce to help maintain a diverse farming sector and a sustainable rural economy.

For more information visit The Prince's Countryside Fund website.

< Back to News