Free resources for teaching young people aged 3-16 years about where food comes from, cooking and healthy eating.

Welcome to the Food - a fact of life (FFL) website. FFL is a comprehensive, progressive education programme which communicates up-to-date, evidence-based, consistent and accurate messages around ‘food’ to all those involved in education. You can keep up to date by signing up for our newsletter (below) or following us on Twitter @Foodafactoflife

Remote learning? Check out our new Remote learning hub on FFL. Between 30/3/20 and the 1/9/20 resources and activities will be uploaded to support learning at home. 

BNF Healthy Eating Week - UPDATE

Due to the escalating coronavirus situation, government advice for home working, and school closures around the UK, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone BNF Healthy Eating Week until September 2020.

Registration is open! Registration is quick and easy and will give you access to the latest information and resources. To register for the week, click here.

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Supporting primary and secondary pupils studying at home

Are you looking for resources to support your pupils studying at home? FFL has a wide range of free, downloadable and editable resource to help.

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FFL Classroom

Welcome to the FFL Classroom - our remote learning hub! Between the 30 March and the 1 September 2020 we will be posting activity ideas and resources to support remote learning at home. These are for parents/carers, teachers and pupils!

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Where food comes from

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Earthy potatoes - from farm to fork

A video looking at eggs.

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Tasty tomatoes - from farm to fork

A video looking at tomatoes.

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Budding broccoli - from picking to packing

A video looking at broccoli.

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Magnificent milk - from farm to you

A video looking at milk.

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Brilliant bananas - from farm to fork

A video looking at bananas.

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Prickly pineapples - from farm to fork

A video looking at pineapples.

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Sunny sweetcorn - from farm to fork

A video looking at sweetcorn.

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How do mushrooms get from farm to fork?

A video looking at mushrooms.

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