Schools and organisations working hard to reduce food waste as child hunger increases.

I live in Bradford. Recently, I was shocked to read a news headline on the front of the local newspaper that “33,000 children are living in poverty and at risk of going hungry”(Telegraph and Argus, 14.12.15.).The report, by public health bosses also states that Bradford has a higher than average number of underweight children and… Continue reading Schools and organisations working hard to reduce food waste as child hunger increases.

Food Trend 2016 .Can eating insects save the world?

I used this statement as a starter recently in a lesson.   Can eating insects save the world?   Pupils were asked to write down in silence what thoughts came to mind when they read this statement.   Following that we had a brief discussion which included some of the following comments or points:  … Continue reading Food Trend 2016 .Can eating insects save the world?

A lesson on hunger – questions, resources and discussion points.

    The aim of this lesson is to raise awareness of the global epidemic that is world hunger.   By the end of the lesson pupils should be able   to reflect on these questions. How does hunger affect me personally? How does hunger affect people in my community? What impact does hunger have… Continue reading A lesson on hunger – questions, resources and discussion points.

Prevent Food Waste Club

Food waste bothers me. I often have very interesting discussions with my pupils in lessons about this topic. Many points are raised which prepares pupils if it comes up as a topic on exam papers but also allows them to reflect on issues such as world hunger, food security and food poverty. At the end… Continue reading Prevent Food Waste Club