Back in June 2008 we decided that we wanted to play a role in helping children understand where their food comes from and the importance of healthy eating.
Fast forward to 2015 and we’re celebrating seven years of our educational Field to Fork tours, having welcomed over 700 local schoolchildren through our doors in that time to learn how their food gets onto their plate.
Our business revolves around fresh and healthy packaged produce and meal options, and as an ambassador of Tesco’s Eat Happy Project, we want to play our part in children’s education of healthy eating by putting the context behind it for them.
We built our Field to Fork tours in conjunction with educational experts and factored in some hand-on activities to offer something enjoyable and educational. Children spend half a day with us discovering how salad is grown, taking a field tour with one of our product experts and then spending a session in our unique innovation kitchen, making up their own bowl of salad to take home where under the guidance of our Development Chef Simon. The golden rule is: if you don’t try it you can’t put it in your bowl…