Sowing the seed: teaching kids to grow

Through a mix of fun-related activities including growing seeds, West Sussex Library Service is helping children to learn more about the importance of food for growing minds and bodies. Children can watch food-related stories online, take part in competitions, try cooking and science experiments with food, as well as planting seeds. They can pick up a bag containing all they need for the activities from the library door.

At a number of library locations, food rescue, and education charity, UK Harvest will have a pop-up presence, sharing activity sheets, recipe ideas, and more to promote issues of healthy eating and avoiding food waste.

Gerard Vonk, Tangmere Airfield Nurseries’ General Manager, said: “We’re delighted to help with the food project and these fantastic holiday activities. Thanks to Rijk Zwaan UK who very kindly contributed the seeds. I hope we can encourage some children to be the next growers of the future!”

For more information:
Tangmere Airfield Nurseries
The Old Airfield, City Fields Way
Tangmere, Chichester
West Sussex PO20 2FT

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