Expert Tips

DO play with your food!

‘Playful’ isn’t necessarily the mood that comes to mind for most parents when talking about helping children to eat more vegetables.  ‘Annoying’, ‘exhausting’ and ‘futile’ is more the vibe around many family dinner tables. Or at least, this is how it was for me and my youngest son...

‘Playful’ isn’t necessarily the mood that comes to mind for most parents when talking about helping children to eat more vegetables. ...

Bee Wilson
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Peas Please: A partnership on a mission to get us eating more veg

Peas Please is a UK-wide partnership with a clear mission. We want to make it easier for everyone in the UK to eat more veg. To do this we bring together partners from across the food system – from farmers and retailers, to restaurant chains, caterers and manufacturers – all with the common goal...

Peas Please is a UK-wide partnership with a clear mission. We want to make it easier for everyone in the UK to eat more veg. To do this we b...

Rebecca Tobi
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COP26: Veg Power's pledge to "eat more veg"

In this blog post we hear from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall about his involvement in our short film COP26: Veg Power's pledge to "eat more veg" that highlights the environmental benefits of eating UK and Irish grown vegetables. Our film can be viewed here. The film, produced with support from Hugh...

In this blog post we hear from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall about his involvement in our short film COP26: Veg Power's pledge to "eat more ve...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
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How do we make the “new normal” a “better normal” for vegetables?

Veg Power is funded by our unique industry-wide members programme with representation from 24 organisations from across the horticulture sector including suppliers, grocers and growers. In return, members have access to a range of benefits including industry briefings, brand-licensing opportunities...

Veg Power is funded by our unique industry-wide members programme with representation from 24 organisations from across the horticulture sec...

Dan Parker
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Tips to Get Kids Cooking Safely

SAFETY FIRST  There seem to be lots of rules, but once you’ve got into the habit of working safely in the kitchen you won’t need to read them every time.  Always let an adult know when you’re planning to cook. Cooking can be great fun but there are plenty of potential hazards. Have a good...

SAFETY FIRST  There seem to be lots of rules, but once you’ve got into the habit of working safely in the kitchen you won’t need to re...

Jenny Chandler
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Eat Them To Defeat Them, Bravo Veg Power!

As a mum of two and a Primary School Catering Manager/School Cook, I have spent most of my life trying to find new ways to get children to eat more fruit and vegetables. One of my passions in life is to teach the next generation where our food comes from, specifically, how to grow their own. Giving...

As a mum of two and a Primary School Catering Manager/School Cook, I have spent most of my life trying to find new ways to get children to e...

Pip Moreton
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Keep Your Gut Healthy With a Variety of Veg

How to get your gut-loving 30 plant points a week  We can be creatures of habit and it’s easy to get into a food rut – especially when we’re busy. But upping your plant diversity isn’t about making meals more complicated or expensive. I promise it’s way easier and cheaper than you might...

How to get your gut-loving 30 plant points a week  We can be creatures of habit and it’s easy to get into a food rut – especially when...

Dr Megan Rossi
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Ways to Use Eat Them To Defeat Them in Schools

As a teacher and a parent I regularly witness first-hand the difficulties and challenges which come with getting young people to eat vegetab...

Gordon Haveron
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Why Our School Loves Eat Them To Defeat Them!

We've been part of this campaign for 3 years now and every year it just gets better.    Our first year we made a radio advert for Co-op and it was played throughout all their UK stores - the children loved doing this and produced an assembly all about Veg Power!      Last year was very d...

We've been part of this campaign for 3 years now and every year it just gets better.    Our first year we made a radio advert for Co-op...

Debbie Randles
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5 Ways to Have Fun with Veg

Children learn with their senses so exploring veg by tasting, touching, smelling, seeing and listening helps them to understand food and can help them to become more confident eaters. Here are some ideas for 5 fun veg activities you can try at home to get your child loving veg: Make vegetable anima...

Children learn with their senses so exploring veg by tasting, touching, smelling, seeing and listening helps them to understand food and can...

Zoe Griffiths RNutr
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