Wednesday, February 17, 2010

What's For Lunch Wednesday - Food Ed


Over at the blog Sugar Snap, Rob Smart offers ten things children should understand about food:

Food touches nearly every aspect of live, so it is essential that we understand it in the fullest context possible to ensure we, as consumers, make well-informed, everyday decisions. Unfortunately, for many of us our days of being educated and/or changing our ways are mostly behind us.

That is why we must focus on our children by finding creative ways to reintroduce food in its broadest sense into their everyday activities, starting with school, in order to close the knowledge gap between farm and plate.

Read his ten suggestions here.

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