Latest News

  • A letter from a school cook, to a school cook Thu 08 Dec 2016

    Over the last 10 years, over 5,000 schools have taken part in the Food for Life Programme. This means that you, as cooks, and your catering teams have seen the ...
  • Avian Influenza advice to schools keeping chickens Wed 07 Dec 2016

    Following the discovery of the H5N8 bird flu strain across a number of countries in Europe, the Chief Vets of England, Scotland and Wales have ordered everybody keeping any kind ...
  • And the winners of Roast Dinner Day 2016 are… Tue 06 Dec 2016

    Yet again it has been an absolutely fantastic Roast Dinner Day out there! We have been so impressed to see how many schools have thrown their all into participating – ...
  • How One Woman Changed Children’s Food Mon 21 Nov 2016

    Jeanette Orrey
    Jeanette Orrey MBE is one of the key people behind the good children’s food movement. She is the co-founder of Food for Life and prompted Jamie Oliver to start talking ...
  • Food for Life cited in Good Food for London report Tue 15 Nov 2016

    Good Food for London Report cover
    The results of an annual survey of food initiatives supported by London Councils have been published today (15 November 2016) by campaigning network London Food Link. The ‘Good Food For ...
  • Recognising cooks and caterers this Roast Dinner Day Wed 02 Nov 2016

    Today schools and nurseries across the country will be serving a freshly prepared, locally sourced roast dinner to staff, pupils, their families and members of their local community as part ...
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Blog Posts

  • My Food for Life Journey Fri 09 Dec 2016
    Food for Life

    FEATURED POST Lisa Jones, Head of Supporter Development Lisa tells us about the Christmas Lunch she shared with the pupils of a Food for ...
  • Wow! What a Term Thu 08 Dec 2016
    Food for Life

    FEATURED POST Sian Creagh-Osborne, Food for Life Awards Programe Manager  This term across our Schools and Early Years programmes we have given out ...
  • Cooking for Christmas in school Thu 08 Dec 2016
    Food for Life

    FEATURED POST Jane Sixsmith, Food for Life Head of Cooking Lots of cooking happens in school in the weeks leading up to Christmas. ...
  • Celebrating First Ever BGS Mini Farmers' Market Tue 06 Dec 2016
    Bedford Girls' School, Bedford

    Bedford Girls' School held its first ever mini Farmers' Market at last weekend's annual Christmas Fayre. A range of local ...
  • James' blog Fri 02 Dec 2016
    Packmoor Ormiston Academy, Stoke-on-Trent

    YO I'm back with moore bloging. Monday we had oatcake, chips and beans. Tuesday pie, mash and carrots. Wednesday we ...
  • Where our food comes from Fri 02 Dec 2016
    Packmoor Ormiston Academy, Stoke-on-Trent

    we have found out that are eggs are free range and are meat comes straight from the butchers 
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