Farm’s innovative learning is an inspiration to young people

A Buxton woman has won a national competition designed to highlight the important role that farmers play in educating young people.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 26th September 2013, 3:32 pm
Elspeth (right) with her award. She is pictured category judge Liz Evans (left), from the Health & Safety Executive, FACE President, Lord Henry Plumb (second right) an her colleague Liz Burrow (second left).who was the category judge.
Elspeth (right) with her award. She is pictured category judge Liz Evans (left), from the Health & Safety Executive, FACE President, Lord Henry Plumb (second right) an her colleague Liz Burrow (second left).who was the category judge.

Elspeth Walker, of Under Whitle Farm in Sheen, beat off competition from across the country to win a Bayer/FACE Award in the ‘Innovative Learning’ category, for developing and implementing new learning experiences that have inspired and encouraged young people.

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Elspeth (right) and colleague Liz Burrow (second left) were presented with the prestigious award by FACE President Lord Henry Plumb (second right) at a winners’ luncheon earlier this month.