Growing in Schools


Growing in Schools was an online event for home-educators, teachers, school staff, and anyone who thinks kids should get to learn how to grow veggies, and would like to help make this possible in your community – here are the recordings, for those who missed the live session!

TastEd: Explore veg with kids

Kim Smith from TastEd explains the TastEd approach to introducing and enjoying fruit and veggies with kids – at home or school.

Growing food in a primary school

Be inspired by two Lincolnshire schools showing us how it’s done with excellent food growing & eating projects, and the chance to ask questions from people in the thick of it!

We’re joined by Emma Keyworth from Washingborough Academy – a Lincolnshire primary school – to give us a guided tour of the pioneering growing work at school, where food is fully integrated throughout their curriculum!

Growing food with teenagers

Jayne Hickling is a secondary school teacher and founder of Allotment Cooks . She tells us about her secondary school-based growing project, and growing food with teenagers.

Find Jayne on allotmentcooks.co.uk

Please tell us about your interests and let us know where you’d like us to go next with Incredible Edible in Lincolnshire –

This event is part of an online series for Incredible Edible in Lincolnshire – a community of Lincolnshire people using food to galvanise our local communities, and share the journey towards a fair and sustainable food system. Everyone is welcome – if you eat, you’re in!


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