Food box scheme for parents to beat obesity at Birmingham school

Food box scheme for parents to beat obesity at Birmingham school
 

A school is buying in healthy organic food and selling it on to parents in a bid to tackle obesity.
Food boxes, which the school says can feed a family of four for a week, are being put together by the chef at Hillstone Primary in Birmingham.
Head teacher Gillian Sparrow said the idea came following concerns about childhood obesity.
The Shard End ward, where the school is based, has high levels of childhood obesity.
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Head teacher Gillian Sparrow, said: "We are concerned about childhood obesity, as many schools are, so we... read more

 
1 December 2016 in Regional, Views: 57
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