Links

 

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www.thinkvegetables.co.uk

ThinkVegetables is the go to site for information about vegetables. Here you can find extensive nutrient information, recipes, grower backgrounds, download superb high quality photographs of vegetables / dishes , check vegetables in season and get news on the latest in the vegetable field (so to speak).

 

 

Thanet Earth discovery zone

http://www.discoverthanetearth.co.uk/

If you would like to find out more about  the UK’s largest, most high tech greenhouse complex, then follow this link. Growing tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers with exceptional green credentials.

There are a large selection of high quality video resources and teaching materials available.

 

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For more information about the NHS 5-a-day scheme.

 

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The British Nutrition Foundation is a charity providing impartial, evidence-based information on food and nutrition.

 

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Food – a fact of life provides a wealth of free resources about healthy eating, cooking, food and farming for children and young people aged 3 to 18 years.

The resources are progressive, stimulate learning and support the curriculum throughout the UK. All resources are designed to ensure that consistent and up-to-date messages are delivered.

 

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Face (Farming and Countryside Education) have a large number of excellent resources.

 

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Love Beetroot  has some fantastic recipes – well worth a visit

 

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The Seasonality Table from the BBC is a great way to see what is in season for fruit and vegetables.

 

Foodandhealth teacher blog

Super up to date reviews and opinions for Secondary Food Education from Sam Oldale

 

More links

 

Practical Action

www.practicalaction.org/schools

Has a range of teaching resources available including some good stuff on food miles and sustainability.

 

 

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https://fruitandvegboost.change4life.co.uk/

This is a great opportunity for families to get help to change their eating habits.

 

 

 

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How about some unusual recipes for less well known vegetables and leaves such as Pak Choi, chicory, fennel or celeriac. DGM Growers have some you can download. Click on the book above.

 

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For a whole load more recipes for all occasions, Jamie Oliver’s site is worth a visit. You can select by ingredients or meal type etc.

 

 

Faostat

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS STATISTICS DIVISION

Have a look at this site if you are after data about world food production. Data can be downloaded in a number of different formats including spreadsheet, reports and maps.

 

veggycation

Veggycation has an amazing amount of information for education and families

 

 

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Foodpedia….A treasure chest for nutritional and health benefits of food written by Dr Steven Lin