Pukka Herbs is supporting 34 schools to kick-start their good food journey with a subscription to the Food for Life School Awards programme. But that’s not all, a number of the lucky schools will also be receiving a raised herb planter, complete with seeds, compost and a set of resources designed to help pupils to get growing.
The project forms part of the ‘Know Your Roots’ campaign which Pukka launched with Soil Association three years ago, in a joint commitment to 1% for the Planet, a global network of businesses and not-for-profits, working together to increase environmental giving.
The herb planters and kits will be donated in time for Grandparent Gardening Week (27 April – 1 May). Part of the Food for Life Get Togethers programme, Grandparent Gardening Week sees schools, nurseries, care settings, community groups and allotment holders working with grandparents, family members and local volunteers to rejuvenate growing spaces in time for spring. Combining the two initiatives will create intergenerational links between the children and older people in their communities, providing opportunities for the children to discover their own roots through growing.
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Pukka Herbs want to help all schools on their good food journey with herbs, so download the below resources and get growing! Let us know how you've used these resources on Twitter, tag us using @SAFoodforLife, #KnowYourRoots or #PukkaHerbProject.