Food Comes From Farms
“Mum, where do apples come from?”
Teaching our children about local foods and the farms where those foods are grown or produced makes a lasting impact on their relationship with food. Kids are more likely to remember eating warm strawberries picked on a sunny day than to remember the five food groups they learned in the classroom.
Late September is prime time for teaching kids where foods originate. We still have an abundance of locally grown berries but we also find local potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, kale, celery, parsnips and apples. And don’t forget that many…