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St. Patrick’s SNS in Blanchardstown – Food Rescue Event

St. Patrick’s Senior National School in Corduff held an excellent Food Rescue event recently. Four classes took part in food waste prevention, composting and recycling activities. They reduced their food waste by 40% and packaging waste by nearly half in two weeks!

Blog – Making School Food Initiatives Work: HFfA Workshop in Donegal on Good Practice

Working with schools we’re always blown away by the fantastic work staff, parents and volunteers do every day to support children eat well.  We, in Healthy Food for All, believe that this work needs to be supported. In January we partnered with HSE Health Promoting Schools and the Children and Young People’s Committee in Letterkenny…

An Tánaiste Joan Burton TD launches report: Supporting the Development of Breakfast Clubs

An Tánaiste Joan Burton TD launched our report called Supporting the Development of Breakfast Clubs in St. Eithne’s Girl’s National School, Edenmore, Raheny on 22nd September.

Why are school meals important?

International School Meals Day raises awareness of the importance of food and nutrition in education. But what are school meals? Why are they important? What are the links between school meals and education?

International School Meals Day 6th March

We will be celebrating International School Meals Day on the 6th March by gathering your stories of shining light examples of school meals programmes across the island of Ireland.

Launch of a Pilot Programme of Breakfast Clubs

On 17th June 2013 Minister Joan Burton T.D. launched a Pilot Programme of Breakfast Clubs at St. Catherine’s Infant School in Cabra, which has been developed by Healthy Food for All and funded through Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund.  Minister Burton spoke about the many benefits of breakfast clubs and how they are important in creating…

Breakfast Clubs Workshop

Healthy Food for All ran our first workshop on breakfast clubs on Wednesday 27th February 2013 at The Teachers’ Club, Dublin 1.   The workshop was attended by twenty-five individuals from both school and community settings. Feedback from participants was very positive.  Participants reported that it was an informative workshop and provided useful information to…


  • Taking Place

    27th Feb 2013
  • Venue

    The Teachers’ Club, Dublin 1
  • Published

  • Topics

    Events, School News

A Good Practice Guide for Breakfast Clubs

On 13 September 2012 Minister Joan Burton TD, launched Healthy Food for All’s A Good Practice Guide for Breakfast Clubs.  This Guide provides information on setting up and running a breakfast club.  The Guide aims to support schools and community groups to create a positive social environment where children can prepare for the school day.…

Growing Together – School Garden Tips and Healthy Recipes

Does your school have a garden? Would you like to develop this garden to help children grow, prepare, cook, and eat fruit and vegetables? The Organic Centre in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim have developed a booklet for School Gardens which provides healthy eating recipes using food from the school garden. The guide was developed by children…