Learning and Skills

Welcome to the Food for Life Learning and Skills homepage.

We have developed a wide range of resources and inspiring case studies to support you in running food and farming related activities. Browse the different sections on cooking, growing, farming, nutrition and early years education. You will also find some examples of inspiring food projects that we have developed with our international partners. Resources include downloadable PDFs, films and even some online interactive activities.

Choose a resource category

  • Kitchen Garden Project

    Kitchen Garden Project

    Jamie Oliver's seasonal cooking & growing resources plus Teaching Cooking Confidently.
  • Farming


    Guidance on farm visits, keeping chickens, farmers' markets and more.
  • Cooking


    Support with planning cooking activities, cooking skills and curriculum links.
  • Growing


    Growing tips on what to grow, composting, activities to lead and more.
  • Health and Nutrition

    Health and Nutrition

    Learn about sustainable food, health and nutrition issues and school food.
  • Early Years

    Early Years

    Learn about our Early Years Award, food provision, education and engagement.
  • Recipes


    A selection of recipes across the seasons, and for KS1-3 and events.
  • Online Training

    Online Training

    Watch films and download resources from our suite of online courses.
  • International Projects

    International Projects

    Our best-practice work with European partners on food and farming projects.