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Welcome Melbury School to Foodshare

A very warm welcome to our latest Foodshare school – Melbury School. Foodshare has been selected for 2k funding to install 30ft x 14ft polytunnel at Melbury School, Nottingham which will create a fantastic outdoor, year round classroom! We recently installed four extra big raised beds and we look forward to decorating them with the […]

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Foodshare Wins Environmental Award!

BREAKING NEWS – Foodshare wins Environment Award. We would like to recognise today the work of Penney Poyzer-Schalom (left), Shona Munroe (right), Tracey Lloyd and all the other visionaries, spade-diggers and big hearts in Nottinghamshire who have taken Foodshare to new heights throughout schools & colleges from primary right through to university level. The work […]

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Foodshare welcomes Edwalton Primary School and Friary Drop-in Centre

Edwalton Primary School in Northampton already has a farm [consisting of pigs, a goat and some chickens], a farm shop, vegetable patch and a polytunnel.   It has now decided to add a community allotment to this list in order that they can give all that produce to the most vulnerable people in their community. The […]

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Morrisons Give Bumper Crop of 10,000 Let’s Grow Vouchers For Edwalton Primary School’s Foodshare Garden 

Morrisons supermarket has teamed up with multi award winning Edwalton Primary school and FOODSHARE – a charity that helps people to grow food to give to others – to launch the school’s FLAGSHIP FOODSHARE allotment with a bumper crop of 10,000 Let’s Grow vouchers. On Wednesday 16 July, 10.30am Morrisons will present the school with […]

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BBC Interview with Global Foodshare Ambassador Dr Rowan Williams

Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, was announced as Foodshare’s first Global Ambassador today. In the interview below he talks about the importance of Foodshare in today’s world as well as two special trees to commemorate his visit to the first Foodshare School. You will also hear from Foodshare’s wonderful patron Penney Poyzer. Click […]

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Our Global Vision: A Foodshare Bed in Every School

Join us in making our global vision a reality. Every school child learning how to grow food in school and “Growing to Give” – sowing, tending, harvesting and donating local, fresh produce to those in need in their community. From homeless shelters to children hospice, care homes to drop-in centres, the Foodshare movement joins schools with […]

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Ipswich School Foodshare Team Lead By Example

Congratulations to the Foodshare team of students at Ipswich school who have just received a grant from Ipswich Borough Council for their programme. (Click the image to see their wonderful t-shirts and Foodshare sign!) Ipswich School are an amazing example of how a school have taken the Foodshare project and made it their very own. Each […]

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Important Public Consultation for Food Growing in Schools

Exciting news! A lot of the work we did on the Food Growing in Schools Taskforce is now coming to fruition. Today’s consultation framework, announced by the Department for Education on The National Curriculum in England, that horticulture is being specified as one of the areas that pupils should be taught key skills.  To quote… […]

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Ipswich School: A Fantastic Foodshare Case Study

Alex Johnson, a sixth-former at Ipswich School, looks at how the project has developed there. Even a Muntjac deer destroying the brand new greenhouse didn’t stop Ipswich School pupils’ enthusiasm and determination for their Foodshare project, which has run at the independent school in Suffolk for two years. “We wanted to give growers the opportunity […]

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Foodshare Case Study in Government Taskforce report

The folllowing case study about Foodshare is featured on Page 14 of the new report just released by the Government-support Food Growing in Schools taskforce.     Tweet This Post

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