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

BNF Healthy Eating Week 2021

Registration is now open for BNF Healthy Eating Week 2021 that will run from 14-18 June 2021. Register now!

Do you produce or use food-based education resources?

Take a look at our Guidelines that support a good practice approach when producing or choosing teaching resources about food.

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Jacket potatoes - a lunch time challenge

A jacket potato can suit everyone's requirements and creating your own filling can be an exciting process. Here's a great lunchtime challenge for s...

Food - a fact of life virtual food skills workshop - Food skills and recipe progression 2

Join Roy and Frances for a practical activity twilight with a focus on food skills and recipe pro...

  • Cost
    FREE
  • When
    10/03/2021
  • Time
    17:00 Start
  • Where
    Your kitchen

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Guidelines for school education resources about food

Guidelines for producers and users of school education resources about food

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in secondary schools

A guide to help food and nutrition teachers across the UK to become even bett...

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in primary schools

The Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education...

Careers resources for National careers week

There are resources and inspiring case studies about careers within food, covering those that 'feed the nation' and 'inform the nation'.

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