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Regional Food
Academy
practised, made possible by the range of
break crops on the farm – grass, maize,
lucerne, oilseeds and stewardship crops.
At the heart of the farm, Ancellor Yard
is a redevelopment of the original farm
courtyard, the former home of Thomas
Harper Adams after whom the university
is named. Within easy walking distance of
all the farm facilities the Yard is a centre
for on-farm teaching. It houses the Frank
Parkinson Farm Education Centre, the
Frontier Crops Centre, and the EntoHub,
an extensive insect collection and
entomology resource room.
Now please turn left along the
road, looking out for traffic. At the
crossroads, with the staff car park
to your right, turn left along the
pavement. The building now to
your right is the:
LAUNDRY
This is where, once a week, all resident
students have their laundry (clothes, sports
kit, bedding, towels, etc.) washed and
ironed and bundled ready to collect. It
is important to make sure all items have
name labels as the team wash 10,000
bundles each year!
The building to your left is the:
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