Here you’ll find a range of resources to support your school in successfully implementing the Pick of the Crop program.
AIMS: to develop teacher’s knowledge and understanding of food literacy and the importance of communicating food literacy to generate a supportive and reinforcing environment to promote student learning and wellbeing.
AIMS: to develop understanding of the connection between First Nations perspectives, sustainability, and food literacy, as well as strategies to effectively and appropriately embed First Nations perspectives and sustainability within food literacy education.
AIMS: to further develop understanding of age-appropriate pedagogies with regards to teaching food literacy, and designing suitable learning experiences that connect with the Australian Curriculum.
Connecting schools with local growers, horticulture producers and farmers, provides a great opportunity for students to experience all stages of ‘paddock to plate’. These fact sheets have been designed for schools to gain more information on how they can connect with farms or agriculture businesses.
A common way to connect with parents and carers is through newsletters or social media. Below are sample articles on a range of evidence-based food and nutrition topics to help inform the school community. Schools are encouraged to copy these (acknowledging Health and Wellbeing Queensland).
Join the children of Logan City Special School and our resident healthy food Ambassador, Matt Golinski for some food fun—preparing, making and eating delicious rice paper rolls. With ingredients sourced from the abundant veggie garden, students learn about of food from ground to plate.
Last updated 13 April 2022
Looking after our health and wellbeing is always important, especially now with the COVID-19 pandemic. And while staying at home more often can make it challenging to be active and eat well, there’s still so much we can be doing. In fact, now could be the perfect time to try some fresh new ways to boost your daily dose of Healthy.