Let Nature Feed Your Senses conferences
Let Nature Feed Your Senses is a project run by Sensory Trust and LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) as part of Natural England's Access to Nature programme, funded by the Big Lottery Fund's Changing Spaces programme.
A series of conferences from 2010 to 2014 have focused on different aspects of the project, eg using a sensory-rich approach to connect disadvantaged groups with farms, food and nature; health and social benefits; sustaining sensory-rich visits; project evaluation.
LNFYS conference report PDF (615k)
Visit our Let Nature Feed Your Senses website to download the conference presentations
Introduction to Let Nature Feed Your Senses
Getting out more - feedback from the first visits
Discovery Bags - bags designed to make visits engaging and sensory-rich for all groups.
Aims and evaluation - detail from the project plan
Benefits of contact with nature for everyone? - article outlining barriers that prevent some groups accessing the benefits
Children and the natural world - article arguing that children are not over-stimulated by computer games and television as is often claimed in the media.
For more information visit our Let Nature Feed Your Senses web site