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

Welcome to the enhanced 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.

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Consumer insight - food-to-go

Four key trends to help you understand the consumer and the influences on their diet and health choices.

National food and nutrition education conference 2020

The conference is aimed at trainee, new, non-specialist and experienced teachers and will provide...

  • Cost
    £20
  • When
    01/02/2020
  • Time
    09:00 Start
  • Where
    Ambassadors Bloomsbury - London

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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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Guidelines for school education resources about food

The importance of food education in our schools continues to be part of the solution to ensure that pupils learn how to make healthy food choices now and in the future. This forms part of the strategy to tackle childhood obesity in the UK ...

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