Today is Pancake Day! Also called Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday if you take part in Lent. It’s traditionally a day to eat up all sorts of yummy things in your house that you are promising not to eat during Lent, like chocolate. It’s a long month if you’re giving up your junkiest habit so first of all you need to eat a shed-load of pancakes.
February 14th is a strange time called Valentine’s Day, when a lot of Grown Ups go bonkers and buy flowers and chocolate for their best friends.
This got Peter Parsnip thinking. As usual all his pocket money was spent so this is what he did…
… Peter decided that instead of buying a present he would MAKE one! And for this he thought up a special Valentine’s Day recipe!
1. National Framework for Sustainable Schools
The government would like all schools to be sustainable by 2020, and has produced guidance within an eight-doorway framework. SSS adheres to two of these doorways in particular; food and drink, and purchasing and waste. Schools can be sustainable through being model suppliers of healthy, sustainable food and drink; showing strong commitments to the environment; and maximising their use of local suppliers. SSS achieves this through increasing children’s awareness of where food comes from, food chains, and the processes used in growing, harvesting and food preparation.
Hey! I’m Mingo Mung Bean the speediest sprout in Seed City! Mung Beans are ready to eat in just 3 days, let me share with you some of the hows and whys of sprouting beans and seeds.
You can make your own sprouting jar with a jam jar conversion kit – a piece of net and a rubber band. The book The Mighty Messenger starring me, Mingo Mung comes with Mung Beans, the jam jar conversion kit, instructions and a recipe.