North West case studies

School groups muck in at Low Luckens Farm
Resource: Case study Age: All
Low Luckens is an organic livestock farm in northern Cumbria. The farm runs an organic resource centre that gives information on organic fa...

Getting to Bronze – Food quality and provenance Getting to Bronze – Food quality and provenance
Resource: Case study Age: Secondary
James Humphreys, catering manager at Baines School in Lancashire explains how they achieved the Food for Life Partnership Bronze award.

Changing the dining experience improves behaviour and ultimately GCSE results Changing the dining experience improves behaviour and ultimately GCSE results
Resource: Case study Age: 11-19
Holly Lodge Girls’ College in West Derby, Liverpool, saw a marked improvement in students’ behaviour, concentration and consequently GCSE r...

Nurturing young people and plants at Growing Well Nurturing young people and plants at Growing Well
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Growing Well, a non-profit community-owned business based at Low Sizergh dairy farm near Kendal, south Cumbria, offers educational visits t...

Getting a new school kitchen
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
In 2008, Caldershaw Primary School in Rochedale didn’t have a working kitchen and had to have their school meals delivered. Deputy Headteac...

Excellent working relationships with suppliers is key to Silver success, says Oldham Council Caterer Excellent working relationships with suppliers is key to Silver success, says Oldham Council Caterer
Resource: Case study
Food for Life SIlver Mark caterer Oldham Council serves around 14,000 school meals a day to 97 primary and special schools in Oldham. Cater...

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