Enthusiastic young growers show off their food products at the school farmers market



Soups and pies were just some of the home grown produce items children at Broomfield Primary School sold at their end of term farmers market.
Staff and pupils prepared crumbles, samosas, croustades and chutneys using fruit and vegetable ingredients grown in school, to sell to invited local growers and and producers.
Headteacher Alex Allison said: “We believe in promoting local growers and companies. Our farmers market was a celebration of what Leicestershire has to offer and was an ideal opportunity to educate the children about food miles.
“The school has a very active gardening group. The... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 31
Source: Melton Times
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