Education and skills

GROUP SIX: EDUCATION AND SKILLS

• Encourage / kick-start good food culture, connecting people with real food: “Rip up your lawn”. “Teach your kids what you know.”

• Producers: more education / awareness-raising needed among consumers about producing food

• How do producers develop market opportunities? We need a simpler and less complex chain with more local markets – “pop-up” markets (Mill Road?(

• need to develop adults’ and young people’s cooking skills, in particular: widowed men; adults’ and young people’s cooking skills / schools and FE colleges

• skill-sharing through NGOs / CBOs