10 best vegetables to grow with kids

Here’s Secret Seed Society’s recommendation¬†of the 10 best vegetables for you and your children to grow from seed. We’ve chosen them for their variety in colour, flavour, shape and seasonality. This selection of vegetable seeds will teach your children about how a seed germinates, the conditions seeds need to grow into healthy plants, which parts of plants we can eat and how to harvest them. You can meet all of these vegetables in our Story & Seed Packs.

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Seed Agents forage for blackberries.

We are always pleased to get your photos. This is a photo of two Seed Agents, hard at work dodging the prickly brambles to forage blackberries from a hedge near where they live.

Foraging means finding food in the wild. At different times of the year their are different things on offer in the wild.

Picking food for free from the autumn hedgerow

Delicious! Evie can not resist the blackberry taste.



Have you foraged? if so please share your pics with us. send them to fun@secretseedsociety.com.

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Sophie Grigson helped by aspiring young chef.

Sophie Grigson is a great supporter of encouraging young children to cook. She demonstrates how to make wonderful tasty dishes with the freshest ingredients and her young helpers can not resist a taste. She shows how easy it is to involve your family in the cooking process and how this will encourage children to eat a wide variety of foods and to understand where their food comes from.

Tom helps Sophie whisk up an Italian Cake

Sophie Grigson encouraging children to get cooking.

Here she is with a young helper at the local food show in Northampton.

Children’s recipe for mince sauce for spaghetti or jacket potatoes or pizza

Susan shows her new recipe book.

Diabetic Diva Susan with her latest recipe book.

I asked our friend Susan http://www.diabetic-diva.com/ also known as Diabetic Diva whether she had some recipes that children could cook with their grown up.

Diabetic recipes are ‘Healthy’ because they have limited amounts of refined sugars and salts so if you want more healthy recipes take a look at her website.
Remember you don’t have to be diabetic to enjoy Susan’s tasty recipes, in fact eating these healthy feasts can help prevent you becoming diabetic so tuck in!
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