African Farm Festival 18/08

As well as promoting community cohesion, the annual farm day promotes healthy eating, and encourages communities to learn about the natural environment and where their food comes from. The event helped to continue raising awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), an issue that is still seen as a taboo is gradually become easier for affected communities to talk about. Throughout the day, competitions such as ‘Best African Dress’, drumming workshops andsports encouraged attendees to celebrate their diversity