Food Teaching Resources

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Explore issues of food waste and sustainability with our colourful range of food resources. Using case studies from around the world, classes will discover how much food is wasted globally and how we can make the most of food resources.


Howu Dedu, 40, Garba Tulla, Kenya. The region around Garba Tulla has experienced recurring drought for over ten years, and many pastoralists have lost their livelihoods.

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Food Sustainability in Chembakolli – teaching resources

This lively Key Stage 2 classroom resource introduces themes of sustainability and food waste to primary pupils. It focuses on the remote south Indian village of Chembakolli to uncover how people in another part of the world manage their environment and feed themselves more sustainably.

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Just Eat It: Food Waste – teaching resources

Investigate food waste with your Key Stage 3 class using these engaging and colourful teaching resources. Using case studies, lesson ideas, activity sheets, debate cards and templates, the downloadable pack calls on pupils to bin world hunger, not food!

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Just Eat It: Food Sustainability – teaching resources

Investigate food sustainability with your Key Stage 3 class using these engaging and colourful teaching resources. Using case studies, lesson ideas, activity sheets, debate cards and templates, the downloadable pack calls on pupils to bin world hunger, not food!

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Just Eat It - FREE print pack

Order a free pack bursting with teaching resources for your Key Stage 2 primary class! Themed around the issues of food waste and sustainability, the pack contains vibrant photos and stickers, adaptable digital resources, lesson ideas, activities and a teachers’ booklet.

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Fairtrade and Chembakolli – teaching and assembly resources

Discover how pure Nilgiri tea is harvested, produced and traded fairly in the remote Indian village of Chembakolli. This lively resource for Key Stage 2 classes introduces primary pupils to the concept of Fairtrade and the work of NGOs.

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Let's go bananas (Fairtrade fortnight 2014) – PowerPoint

Find out what Fairtrade means and how buying goods labelled Fairtrade can affect the growers’ lives with this colourful PowerPoint. Suitable for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3, it reveals how supermarket pricing is trapping banana growers and their families in a cycle of poverty.

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East Africa Drought - PowerPoint

In 2011 and 2012, East Africa experienced one of its worst droughts in 60 years. This PowerPoint presentation asks Key Stage 3 and 4 classes to consider why it happened, the impact it had on life there, and how the international community responded to the crisis.

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