The Age: Jamie wants to 'edit out massive ignorance' in Australian schools

  • 15 May 2017
  • Jamie Oliver
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Jamie Oliver wants to 'edit out massive ignorance' in Australian schools

"... The Learn your Fruit and Veg program has been running in the UK since 2012, and was recently piloted at Solway Primary School in the Melbourne suburb of Ashburton.

The not-for-profit Good Foundation, which delivers the program and Jamie's Ministry of Food, provided the school with training, recipes and lesson plans.

Students learnt about where fruit and vegetables came from, and then cooked tomato bruschetta, beetroot and feta salad and raw broccoli salad with a yoghurt dressing.

Oliver - who is visiting Australia to relaunch his Jamie's Italian restaurant chain - is now seeking funding to expand the program nationally and 170 schools have already expressed interest..." 

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