UPDATE: There will be no cows or sheep at the show due to Foot & Mouth Disease restrictions but the rest of the show is going ahead as planned.
The Farming to Food Show will present Londoners with an unique opportunity to experience first hand how food is grown and produced.
The Farming to Food Show will have a theatrical opening by driving sheep, geese and black turkeys onto the show, launching an inspiring celebration of food, aiming to give visitors memorable, 'hands-on' experiences and valuable insight in to the amazing history of how the farming sector has responded over the years to the challenge of feeding a growing population. It will also look to the future challenges that lie ahead and suggest that we may need to look to our history for ideas.
This show will provide a great educational experience for children and adults alike.
The show, with its three main zones, will form a linking circle of the food chain.
The Farming Zone will include the world famous 'Sheep Show', Guernsey cow milking, calves, 'Harvesting the Sun' beef cattle food web demonstration, crop growing and poultry exhibits as well as goats and other farm animals.
The Village Zone leads on to food purchase, where there is traditional butcher making sausages, burgers and preparing meat. Also within the area there will be bakers making bread, fishermen displaying their catch, British apples, pears, vegetables, cheese making and ethnic food. In this area it will really be a hands on process for visitors.
The Cooking Zone is the final section of the circle. Cook simple food recipes shown by Michelin starred chef Adam Gray from Rhodes Twenty Four and celebrity chef Ross Burden and inspire people to try out these recipes at home using British produce.
The show will be hands on and interactive which is the best way for children to be interested, also they have to see the whole circle to understand how food gets on to their plates.
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