5 A DAY
Department of Health's programme to encourage people to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables daily. Information on health benefits and how much is a "portion" as well as downloadable poster and brochure:
Project for primary schools from Sustain, the alliance for better food and farming: www.sustain web.orggrab5_ index.asp
National Fruit Scheme
Details of this pioneering scheme, including information for schools and parents: www.doh.gov.ukfiveaday schoolfruit.htm
Information about the healthy eating programme, and other Food Dude research conducted by the Bangor Food Research Unit at the school of psychology, University of Wales Bangor: www.fooddudes.co.uk
BASH STREET WAY
Cartoon characters encourage children to eat more fruit and veg. From the Food Standards Agency.
Growing Schools "Enhancing teaching and learning through farming and growing" is the aim of the growing schools initiative. organised by the Department for Education and Skills. www. schoolsgarden.org.ukdefault.asp ORGANIC GARDENS
Funded by the Prince of Wales's organic food brand Duchy Originals, it involves 50,000 children in growing and cooking food.