Bhutan’s ‘Feeding Programme’: Free & organic food for better learning

Good Food Means Better Learning

A balanced diet is not only vital to be healthy, it also affects the learning progress of children. The ‘Jigme Losel Primary School’ in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has to decided to provide its students with free meals, so that children from poor backgrounds will not be disadvantaged when it comes to learning. The so-called ‘Feeding Program’ caters for all the students – with organic vegetables grown in its compound, which are taken care of by the students themselves.

3/4J can you answer the following question:

Can food sustainability start at your own kitchen table? Watch an example from Portugal: https://youtu.be/F5zVQLKLZFg and Senegal: https://youtu.be/2KF5lcvjTxI

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