Qualitative impact evaluation of the Food for Life Partnership (FFLP) programme

In July 2010, the Food for Life Partnership (FFLP) commissioned the NFER to undertake a qualitative evaluation of the FFLP programme.

The FFLP aims to improve healthy eating and food awareness among children and young people by creating a positive food culture within schools, and for this impact to cascade into home environments, by supporting schools to serve fresh, seasonal and ethically sourced food and to deliver a programme of activities which educate young people about nutrition and food provenance issues through a range of activities.

By focusing on practical food education, FFLP aims to give school children the opportunity to be healthier by teaching them how their food choices impact on their health and that of the planet. The Partnership intends that the "hands on" experience with cooking and growing food will help children to enjoy and connect with "real food".

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