Below are some useful resources with ideas and advice for both learning about food and where it comes from as well as growing tips and suggestions.
We've put together some short how to videos to help you get started with the Sprouts website. You can learn how to update your profile, how to upload an image, how to add a blog and how to like and comment on other people's.
An overview of what you'll be doing throughout the year and what the project encompasses as well as a look at what prizes there are to be won and what we're looking for from the winners.
Questions to answer and ideas to explore that will help you get a better understanding of farms, markets and growing your own grub.
Some questions to explore before visiting your wholesale market to give you an idea of how they work and what they do.
A matrix to help you plan, measure and evaluate the impact and successes of the Sprouts project in your school.
Markets and Farms
A brilliant video that helps you understand the role of wholesale markets in the supply chain and to understand how food gets from the field to your plate in a restaurant.
The website of the largest wholesale market in the UK has a load of information about wholesale markets, what they do and how they work.
A great and interactive way to find out all about farming and the environment, including lots of fascinating facts about farms and animals. And you can even go pond dipping!
A brilliant website for learning all about where are food comes from, how it is produced and how the countryside is maintained.
Do you know what happens to your food from the farm to your fork? Play this fun, interactive game and try to link the the stages from farm to fork for different types of food.
A great resource to help you with growing your school garden, including an extensive programme of CPD days for teachers.
An extensive booklet containing loads of information and diagrams on how to grow your own fruit and vegetables, including lesson ideas and complete growing instructions for carrots, peas, spinach and tomatoes.
The Growing Schools website is dedicated to helping teachers with every aspect of growing from soil and composting to hanging baskets and windowsills.
What is five a day, what counts, portion sizes... everything you need to know about eating five of your fruit & veg a day!
Food for Life provides teachers with information on cooking in schools from recipes and lesson plan ideas to ideas on cooking outside.
Eat Seasonably helps us to understand why it is important to eat what is in season and includes a month by month guide to seasonal fruit and veg.
A fun and interactive game to help you build and make a healthy lunchbox.