Food - Taking back responsibility

23rd June 2011 - by Ellen Teague

Children planting vegetable seeds at the National Justice and Peace network Conference 2010.
Children planting vegetable seeds at the National Justice and Peace network Conference 2010.
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“Eleanor’s courgette has grown so much this past week, and she’s checking it all the time”. My friend’s young daughter was in the children’s programme at the National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales Conference last weekend in Derbyshire – ‘Our Daily Bread – Food security, People and Planet’.

They had a session planting a food seed in a little pot of compost and marking up what they could expect it to grow into. The children’s faces are hardly visible in any of the photos because they were so engrossed in their little seeds and pots.

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