This year and as an integrated part of our Wellbeing plan we are taking part in the Incredible Edibles Initiative.
Incredible Edibles is a curriculum linked healthy eating and growing initiative for primary school students. It encourages pupils to get busy sowing, growing, cooking and eating fruit, vegetables and herbs through a hands-on and engaging learning experience.
The aims of the project is simple:
Educate students about growing fruit and vegetables.
Increase awareness of food origin, identifying and supporting Irish grown produce, while looking after the environment.
Highlight the importance of consuming 5-7 fruit and vegetables daily for a healthy balanced diet.
We look forward to completing our tasks and learning lots more about Irish grown produce .
Task 1 Learn about food origin.
Task 2 Identify Irish fruit and veg when shopping
Task 3 Planting and growing the 7 incredible edibles.
Task 4 Preparation and cooking at home/school.
Task 5 Incredible Edible Healthy eating week.(May 9th – 13th)Recording consumption of potato, veg, fruit, herbs with the aim of eating 7 portions a day throughout the week.