CHILDREN at a school near Ashbourne have organised their very own farmers’ market.
Pupils at Ilam Primary School took on the enterprise project, which has been running throughout the Peak District, and invited traders to turn up and sell their wares on Thursday.
A parent at the school said: “It was a beautiful autumn day and a lovely way to start the half term break. The children were really enthusiastic about the whole event and worked very hard to make it a success.
“There was a great variety of stalls and plenty of quality goods for people to buy. It went very well and was enjoyed by pupils, teachers, parents and the wider village community.”
The programme, which is funded by a string of organisations led by the Soil Associaion, aims to provide opportunities for pupils to learn about food and farming while supporting small, local producers.