Thursday Lesson – Food Miles part 2. How do reduce them?
Age Group: Senior Primary and Junior Secondary
In the previous Food Miles lesson from week 8 we looked at where our food comes from, how far it has to travel and how this relates to climate change. Today we will learn about three ways we can reduce our Food Miles.
This resource pack includes a video highlighting 3 ways we can reduce our Food Miles accompanied by an information sheet. There are 2 activities in this resource pack. The first is “Investigating Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables”, by using the Best in Season calendar students must fill the information. An answer sheet is included.
The second activity is “Creating a meal with Low Food Miles”, this is a short video, Green-Schools Travel Officer Jennifer Cooney shows how she made a delicious meal using local food items. Make sure to tag #GreenSchoolsStayHome with your delicious meals.