The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Environment, Richard Lochhead, recently unveiled plans by the Scottish Government to teach children and young people about the supply chain and where food comes from as well as how it benefits their health, the economy and the environment.
Activities will include:
- food and farming visits for 1800 primary school pupils
- cooking demos for 1000 pupils at the Royal Highland Show
- farmers’ market schools pilot
- activities to educate pupils about the food industry and considering it as a career choice
To read more about the plans visit www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2010/02/19112835