Farmlink have a newly opened tailor-made teaching kitchen which can accommodate up to 15 children for cookery sessions.
Children will spend a morning on the farm, activities will include picking seasonal produce and then using it to prepare a nutritionally balanced meal in the Lowerstock Farm teaching kitchen. Lessons will be delivered by quality.
Aims of Farm to Fork
To teach basic cooking skills to a group of up to 15 children
Educate children about the principles of healthy eating
Provide basic nutritional education on:
Food groups (fats protein carbohydrates vitamins and minerals)
- Their purpose
- Where they are found
- Recommended proportions
Benefits for the school
- The activity supports of a core subjects in the curriculum
- Cookery supports for core subjects through practical application.
- Cookery is now a compulsory part of the national curriculum in key stage 3
- Loverstock Farm teaching kitchen provides a unique opportunity for schools to use it to launch teaching kitchen