Recently went with a group of Yr 4's to the East Mids Children's Food Festival, an excellent educational day for primary school kids organised by local home economist Teresa Bovey.
We had a tractor ride, learned how to make pasta from scratch, found out about bees and honey, had an interactive tasting session, and made butter from cream by simply shaking it hard in a jam jar. Plus quite a few other fun things!
Our own local food heroes James and Ruth from River Nene were there, giving up their time as usual to promote organic food to the next generation, and this time bringing a variety of unuisual and rare apples from the Fruit Research Centre in Kent. More power to them. Educate and inspire today's 8-year-olds and good things will happen when they're 30.
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