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No to bananas and nutella!” & “Yes to apples and homemade biscuits!” that is a new slogan in primary school Gorje, Slovenia

Palm oil and fair trade. Two important topics that were discussed in Gorje primary school. Children learned a lot about food through various school activities and they also organized a public Seeds Market. You could ask why children of Gorje Primary school make their own nutella and bake their own biscuits. It is because they […]

Fair trade café and Zero Waste Week in Slovak Ecoschools

Action teams of several Slovak Ecoschools decided to change the cooking habits in their canteens and cafeterias, and even establish new cafés in their schools – because they realized that just to talk about the problems is not enough. Would you like to have a cup of Fairtrade coffee or a tea? In general, coffee […]

Slovak Ecoschools take action in crucial food topics

There are so many food issues needed to be discussed… Within the We Eat Responsibly project, several Slovak Ecoschools have focused on the most crucial ones, for example on meat, palm oil, hard working conditions, and so on. During the project they have acknowledged, that before we buy and eat food, we should think about […]

Slovak Ecochools are building local communities

In Slovakia were 9 schools engaged in the We Eat Responsibly project in 2015. Today there are 60 elementary schools, high schools and kindergartens where students and children learn how to eat responsibly but also how to strengthen the community in their towns. How? Let’s see. First: Eat responsibly All the schools were focusing on […]

Slovak students are discovering old varieties of apple trees

Most of the schools engaged in We Eat Responsibly project wrote guidebooks for teachers and many other materials. In Slovakia, they also prepared one special book focused on old and regional sorts of apples and pears. This unique book is very helpful for Slovak teachers to explain the topic of agrobiodiversity to their students. At […]

Students of Dingli school in Malta on the mission to influence local community

Ignore junk food adverts. Processed food is full of sugars and pretty unhealthy. Break the cycle. Cook from scratch… These are some of the recommendations from students of Dingli Primary school which they wrote on a noticeboard in their school. They learned about food issues through personal experience and interesting activities, therefore they decided to […]

Smoothies, dried fruit and vegetarian pizza at the Dun Manwell Attard Resource Centre in Malta

The Dun Manwel Attard Resource Centre in Malta decided to spread its education activities during the We Eat Responsibly project and include food issues into their activities. Its members and students learned a lot about meat consumption, local food and health. They had the opportunity to meet interesting guests and held important discussions. Also, they […]

Filmmaking and gardening in the Valletta Kindergarten in Malta

Students of Valletta Kindergarten were indeed creative and interested in the food issues they were working on throughout the We Eat Responsibly project. They managed to film their own movie and then broadly distribute the DVDs to inform other people. The school also cooperated with the Local Council to educate their parents and the citizens […]

From growing to food waste, the Maltese Ghaxaq Primary school managed to cover all food issues

There are 550 Eco-schools in nine European countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and also Malta) which were focused on some of the most crucial problems concerning food. These problems include; disrespecting of seasonality, consumption of processed foods, palm oil, distance between farmers and consumers, food waste, consumption of meat and dairy, […]

The New Way of Life at Kindergarten Panda in Varaždin, Croatia

Before, these children thought that “responsible” and “healthy” were synonyms. Most of them could say nothing about the origin of food they used to eat. They did not know what a farmer was or how a farm functions. The word “local” was unknown to them, and they were not used to going to the farmer’s […]


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