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

Covid-19 and remote learning To support home learning at this time, we've launched the FFL Classroom. Here you'll find lots of ideas, activities and resources to support learning around food, cooking, health and nutrition.

New - Wave 4 home learning - cooking.

BNF Healthy Eating Week 2020 - 28 September to 4 October.

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. The week will now run from 28 September until 4 October.

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.

For more information about the week, click here.

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Farming Fortnight

Farming Fortnight an initiative from LEAF Education is fast approaching 1st-12th June 2020, so now is a great time for primary and secondary school...

BNF Healthy Eating Week 2020

BNF Healthy Eating Week is open to all UK nurseries, primary, special and secondary schools. It w...

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Remote learning - FFL Classroom

Covid-19 and remote learning. To support home learning at this time, we've launched the FFL Classroom. Here you'll find lots of ideas, activities and resources to support learning around food, cooking, health and nutrition.

Go to the FFL Classroom

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BNF Healthy Eating Week

Registration is open for BNF Healthy Eating Week 2020 (28 September to 4 October 2020)! Get your FREE posters and exclusive resources!

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Where food comes from

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Farming food for you - dairy

A poster about the dairy farm and farmer.

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Farming food for you - beef cattle

A poster about the beef cattle farm and farmer.

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Farming food for you - sheep

A poster about the sheep farm and farmer.

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Farming food for you - potatoes

A poster about the potato farm and farmer.

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Farming food for you - cereals

A poster about the cereal farm and farmer.

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Farming food for you - pigs

A poster about the pig farm and farmer.

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