Concern celebrates World Food Day with sustainable food workbook

Concern celebrates World Food Day with sustainable food workbook

11 October 2013

Concern Worldwide has joined together with several organisatons to publish a sustainable food workbook for 9-12 year olds called Food for Thought. The booklet is released to coincide with World Food Day on 16 October.

The workbook has been created by Concern Worldwide, Gorta, Irish Aid, Agri Aware, Junior Achievement, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Here is an excerpt. The full book can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

It’s a question you’ve probably been asked a thousand times. Maybe you want to be an astronaut, a dancer, a footballer or inventor. Whatever it is, you have your own big dreams. But what do you think happens when children can’t dream big? What if they can’t even dream about growing up to be an average height? What if they can’t escape from disease and infection and do well in school or get a job? For too many children in the world, this is their reality, and the reason is simple. For most, it is because they are not getting the right type of food, nutrition and healthcare when they are tiny babies and infants.

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Concern celebrates World Food Day with sustainable food workbook

Concern Worldwide has joined together with several organisatons to publish a sustainable food workbook for 9-12 year olds called Food for Thought. The booklet is released to coincide with World Food Day on 16 October.