FRESH YOUNG FACES OF FARMING• A young farmer from rural NSW specialising in a commodity paired with a school who is studying that particular commodity.• The young farmer comes to school and talks to students and shares their farming experiences.
Young Farming Champions• Contact your young farming champion to organise a time• Ideal 2 schools per day• Try to involve as many students as possible in the YFC visit• Give YFC as much background as possible e.g. Age group of students
Young Farming Champions• Videos – media player – Sound ( speakers)• PowerPoints – Computer Software – PowerPoint 2003 – 2010 – MAC or PC• Props
Young Farming Champions• Our YFC trainer wheels• Classroom control• Encourage your students to ask questions• If they dont ask questions yourself• Show them your farm
ASSESSMENT TASK 11.The Archibull Use the blank fibreglass “BULL” to inspire or create the artwork …….
Power of Social Media• 1 in 8 couples married in the US last year met on line• 160 million public blogs• 300 million people use Facebook• 119 million people have Twitter accounts• YouTube gets 1 billion hits every single day!
Assessment Task 2 160 BLOG million public Blog that documents the blogs Archibull Prize journey• At least 1 post per week
Assessment Task 2 BLOGCompulsory component • blog post about young farmer’s visit
Assessment YouTube gets 1 billion Task 3 hits everyThe Video single day!
The task• Put together a short video, no longer than 5 minutes to raise the profile of –Selected commodity and –promote the Australian farmers that produce it.
Video Brief• Great opportunity to make the most of YFC visit• Research your ideas to give your farmer a ‘makeover’.• How would you promote the commodity?• How would you promote an Australian Farmer?• How can we give the image of farmers a ‘makeover’?
Power of Social MediaE.g.–30 second advertisement–mock interview–‘Australian story’ segment
Assessment Task 4: The PowerPoint• Produce a PowerPoint “call to arms” to – Encourage individuals to understand the importance of a sustainable food supply chain AND – Inspire the community to take responsibility both for their personal ecological footprint and play an active role in the drive to achieve a sustainable planet.
Assessment Task 4 45 million people use SlideShare
Farmers know less than 7% of Australia is suitable for food productionSource: www.dfat.gov.au/facts/env_glanceImage: www.waste2energynow.com 64
LESS IS MOREFarmers are growing MORE products, using FEWER resources, and generating LESS wasteAnd RECYCLING the waste they do generate 65
LESS IS MOREPeople should be doing MORE with FEWER resources to generate LESS waste and RECYCLING the waste they do generate
FOOD FOR THOUGHTSustainable Populations•Consumerism is destroying the planet
FOOD FOR THOUGHTWhats mine is yoursThe Rise of Collaborative Consumption