Welcome to School Food Matters

The School Food Matters website is for anyone who cares about school food and food education. Here you will find evidence of why school food matters, great examples of best practice and fun ideas to get children cooking and growing and out onto a farm.  

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Calling all restaurants!

Want some help reducing food waste? We love this new initiatve. Foodsave is committed to helping restaurants save money by reducing food waste and they've produced this very cool video to explain how it works.

Lighter London

SFP LogoOne of the actions of the School Food Plan was to set up flagship boroughs to demonstrate the impact of improving school food on a large scale. Initiatves in these boroughs are not to be limited to school food. The flagships will become energetic hubs of food related activity. After a lengthy application process involving all 32 London boroughs, we're now delighted to congratulate Lambeth and Croydon on becoming flagship boroughs.

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Cafeteria Man

Here's another great example of how grassroots action can transform school food. - this time from the US. Cafeteria Man follows trailblazing TV chef Tony Geraci as he tackles the problem of junk food head-on in two large school districts - Baltimore and Memphis. You'll see him campaign to transform school meals from pre-plated junk to healthier, fresher meals. Sound familiar?