Current Location:

Salisbury

Localise Me

Sow and Grow with Lorraine Pascale

d787047c9b337de36d0aeb7235d13d4a.jpg

edec07252b8aa8e6af49469b5ffd2694.jpgLorraine Pascale, innocent drinks and not-for-profit GIY (Grow It Yourself) have teamed up to engage and excite kids about eating healthy fruit and veg.

The aim of the campaign is to encourage kids to €˜grow their own' and get outside. Research has shown that children who grow their own food are more likely to eat fruit and veg. This in turn will mean they show higher levels of nutrition knowledge which will mean their healthy eating habits are more likely to continue throughout their lives.

Lorraine Pascale has grown her own produce for years having grown up on a farm in Devon.  She says: €œAs a mum, I know how difficult it can be to get kids to eat their all-important portions of fruit and veg. For me, one of the best ways to get kids excited about the healthy stuff is to get them involved in making their own food - and that starts with growing their own.  My daughter Ella and I have enjoyed growing lots of different types of veg over the years, and I'm absolutely positive it has played an important part in her healthy outlook to nutrition which is why I'm so excited to be part of innocent's Sow & Grow campaign this spring.€

The campaign has been run in Ireland for the past 4 years by innocent and GIY to help provide 20,000 children with everything they need to grow fruit and veg in classrooms. It's now come to the UK and over 3,300 schools a3a446473035b0a2d6a1ceb032973729.jpghave signed up to get their growing kits which include seeds, information and lesson plans. 100,000 kids are set to get everything they need to get growing - and, it's all free!

Kids up and down the country are being encouraged to upload photos and growing diaries to be in with the chance of winning monthly prizes here https://sowandgrow.innocentdrinks.co.uk/

Ideas for Healthy Eating with your Children

Ideas for Healthy Eating with your Children

As a child I was a VERY fussy eater and I don’t want my children to follow in my footsteps. What tips can we try to make it less stressful for all?

Egg myths lead to mums and babies missing out

Egg myths lead to mums and babies missing out

Myths around eating eggs, which are now safer and more nutrient-dense than ever, mean millions of mums-to-be and their babies are missing out on their proven nutritional benefits.

Annabel Karmel Introduces Quick and Easy Cookbook Series for Busy Families

Annabel Karmel Introduces Quick and Easy Cookbook Series for Busy Families

Annabel Karmel launches a new series of handy handbag-sized recipe books to inspire mums on the supermarket run.

Cooking with children

Cooking with children

Cooking with children

Join Explore Learning and save £50

Join Explore Learning and save £50

Since 2001 over 200,000 children have excelled academically, reached their potential and achieved the best possible results with Explore Learning. Mapped to the school curriculum, we ensure children progress academically and develop socially, changing their attitude towards learning. 

Win with Raring2go!

Win with Raring2go!

Everyone likes to receive goodies in the post don't they?! With our regular competitions you are always in with a great chance of winning (as long as you enter of course!) Head on over to our competitions page and see what is on offer this month-you need to be a member, but that's free and easy to do! Go on, what are you waiting for?! Get winning!