A week of food education fun
We've been busy bees this week running food education activities across the capital.
As part of our Young Marketeers Harvest Sale, six Southwark primary schools attended a workshop run by the education team at Brogdale Collections where they learnt about planting, harvesting and storing apples. A cooking session at Borough Market then saw the students try delicious apple recipes to help them make good use of all the autumn fruit growing at schools and gardens in their community. Purchase their surplus apples and pears alongside seven other schools selling school-grown veg on October 4 from 11 to 1.30pm at Borough Market.
Meanwhile over in Leyton, we're joining in the fun at Countryside Live, a two day event for schools, teachers and pupils to be inspired and excited by countryside learning. We'll be running hands-on food growing activities and the London Bee Keepers Association will be hosting a mini-lesson in honeybees using an observation colony of live bees with over 40 schools.
In other news ...
Please enjoy the latest edition of the School Food Plan Alliance newsletter.
Today we’re celebrating the publication of the Mayor’s London Food Strategy.
Thank you for responding to our survey on energy drinks. With our partners at Children's Food Campaign we've been able to draw a very clear conclusion; teachers support a ban on sales of energy drinks to children and young people.