A total of 20 participants ranging from 12 to 20 from South Acton and Acton Gardens attended these sessions to learn more about making healthy food choices.
The sessions educated participants about food labelling, eating healthily on a budget and most of all creating delicious dishes that they could be proud of and inspire others to do the same. Participants also learnt how to source foods from other establishments such as markets, local butchers, fishmongers and greengrocers and the importance of buying in season as it’s often cheaper than other food out of season but available in the UK.
The dishes that were particularly popular were commonly brought restaurant inspired dishes such as:
One of the participants that took part in the project said:
"Seeing the ingredients and tasting the end results made me feel so proud to be a part of the process, Feed Me Good taught us life skills but they showed us how to make something out of nothing, that was the biggest lesson for me".
Zak, Participant with Feed Me Good at Bollo Brook Youth Club