Education Digital Resources

You'll find downloadable versions of our education resources from Food - a fact of life.

Farming Food For You

Find out more about your food and how it is farmed with this new set of posters that can be displayed individually or as a complete set that link together.

 

Farming Food For You: Dairy

Farming Food For You: Beef

Farming Food For You: Sheep
  Farming Food For You: Potatoes
Farming Food For You: Cereals
  Farming Food For You: Pork

Beef, Lamb and Pigs

Lamb - the journey

Simple photo cards showing lamb from rearing to meat products                                           

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1394/lamb-the-journey-c-35fc.docx  

Animals

Farm animals and some of the foods they supply

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/3553/animals-ppt-57wfcf1.pptx  

Where does meat come from?

Slides showing the process of where meat comes from

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2119/where-does-meat-come-from-ppt-57fcm.pptx

Meat types and cuts

Covering basic cuts for beef, lamb, pork and chicken

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2309/meat-types-and-cuts-ppt-711fcm.pptx

Rearing animals

Covering health & welfare, the environment, housing and traceability

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2307/rearing-animals-ppt-711fcm.pptx

Down on the farm

Animals you will find on a farm and how they are looked after

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2731/down-on-the-farm-ppt-711wfcf2.pptx

Food - basic processes

Processes used to get food onto our tables

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2740/food-basic-processes-ppt-711wfcf3.pptx

Matching cards

Colourful set of cards to match the food product to the animal

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/3556/matching-cards-c-57wfcf1.docx

Eatwell Guide - plant or animal?

Using the Eatwell Guide to give examples of foods that come from plants and animals

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2834/eatwell-guide-plant-or-animal-ws-57wfcf1.docx

Meals with meat

Opportunity to draw different meals that contain meat

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2118/meals-with-meat-ws-57fcm.docx

Meat types

Link the meat dish to its origin and suggest cooking methods

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2308/meat-types-711fcm.docx

Down on the farm

Information sheet with space to draw pictures of what you might find on the farm

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2732/down-on-the-farm-ws-711wfcf2.docx

Looking after animals

Identify ways that farmers ensure their animals are happy & healthy

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2735/looking-after-animals-ws-711wfcf2.docx

Red Tractor

Complete the blanks to name RT foods and what it tells us about it

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2736/red-tractor-ws-711wfcf2.docx

Know your beef cuts

Presents different beef cuts on the carcass and cooking techniques

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/6991/beefcutseducation_poster3277_web_191125.pdf

Know your pork cuts

Presents different pork cuts on the carcass and cooking techniques

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/6989/porkcutseducation_poster3277_web_191125.pdf

Know your lamb cuts

Presents different lamb cuts on the carcass and cooking techniques

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/6990/lambcutseducation_poster3277_web_191125.pdf

Food provenance

Map of regional dishes and products with protected status

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2979/food-provenance-p-316.pdf

Red meat – the journey from farm to fork

Outlines farming, livestock market, processing, food retailers and the consumer

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2905/red-meat-journey-p-316.pdf

Burly beef – from farm to fork

Duration 2:10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0IBPU4oI0I  

Cereals and Oilseeds

Grains

Overview with images of wheat,
oats and barley grains and food
made from them                                       

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1868/grains-ppt-57fcc.pptx

Where does bread 
come from?

Slide demonstrating the simple
process from growing wheat
through combining to milling

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1864/where-does-bread-come-from-ppt-57fcc.pptx

Flour food

Range of food images to guess
which ones are made with flour

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1866/flour-food-ppt-57fcc.pptx

Plants

Covers all types of plants including
wheat and the foods made from it

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2860/plants-ppt-57wfcf1.pptx

The growing year

Displays the key activities of the
farmer through the seasons

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2285/the-growing-year-ppt-711fcc.pptx

Growing wheat

Focus on how wheat is grown and
stored to make flour

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/3570/growing-wheat-ppt-57wfcf2-1.pptx

The milling process

Presents cleaning and milling of
wheat into flour with diagrams

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2286/the-milling-process-ppt-711fcc.pptx

Food - basic processes

Covers all types of food and the
process they go through including
bread rolls

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2740/food-basic-processes-ppt-711wfcf3.pptx

Cereals - the journey Simple photo cards showing the
journey of wheat from field to fork

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1393/cereals-the-journey-c-35fc.docx

How to grow wheat Instructions about how to sprout
and plant wheat

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1869/how-to-grow-wheat-g-57fcc.docx

Wheat to bread A factsheet explaining the growing
and milling of wheat
https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1873/wheat-to-bread-fact-sheet-g-57fcc.docx
UK wheat production A map and questions about where
wheat is grown
https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2287/uk-wheat-production-ws-711fcc.docx
Eatwell Guide - plant
or animal?
A table to identify foods that are
from the food groups
https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2834/eatwell-guide-plant-or-animal-ws-57wfcf1.docx

Dairy

Where does milk
come from?
Slides showing the process of where
milk comes from

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2114/where-does-milk-come-from-ppt-57fcd.pptx

Dairy farming All about dairy farming, dairy cows
and dairy products

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2115/dairy-farming-ppt-57fcd.pptx

Milk production Main stages of milk production

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2288/milk-production-ppt-711fcd.pptx

Animals Farm animals and some of the foods
they supply

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/3553/animals-ppt-57wfcf1.pptx

Down on the farm Animals you will find on a farm and
how they are looked after

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2731/down-on-the-farm-ppt-711wfcf2.pptx

 Food - basic
processes
Processes used to get food onto our
tables

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2740/food-basic-processes-ppt-711wfcf3.pptx




Milk - the journey Simple photo cards showing milk
from cow to the end food products

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1395/milk-the-journey-c-35fc.docx

Milk production 10 questions to test your knowledge
of milk production

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2292/milk-production-ws-711fcd.docx

Dairy visit booklet Keep a record of what happens on a
dairy farm - 8 page booklet

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2912/dairy-visit-p-316.pdf

Down on the farm  Information sheet with space to draw
pictures of what you might find on
the farm
https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2732/down-on-the-farm-ws-711wfcf2.docx
Matching cards  Colourful set of cards to match the
food product to the animal

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2732/down-on-the-farm-ws-711wfcf2.docx

Eatwell Guide - plant
or animal?
Using the Eatwell Guide to give
examples of foods that come from
plants and animals
https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2834/eatwell-guide-plant-or-animal-ws-57wfcf1.docx
Plant and animal
pictures
Assorted images of products to
identify whether plant or animal

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2843/plant-and-animal-pictures-ws-57wfcf1.docx

Where food comes
from
Photo cards showing where foods
come from

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2838/where-food-comes-from-c316.docx

Food photo cards 32 colourful assorted food image
cards

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2759/food-photo-cards-c-316.docx

Red Tractor Complete the blanks to name RT
foods and what it tells us about it

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2736/red-tractor-wshttps://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2736/red-tractor-ws-711wfcf2.docx




Dairy cow breeds A poster showing five common types of dairy cows

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2910/dairy-cow-breeds-p-316.pdf

A year on a dairy
farm
Follow life on the dairy farm through
all four seasons

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2901/primary-year-on-dairy-farm-p-316.pdf

From grass to glass A poster providing an overview from
grass to glass

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2902/primary_grass-to-glass-p-316.pdf

The journey of milk Set of 6 posters describing each
stage through the journey

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2911/dairy-frieze-posters-p-316.pdf




 

Potatoes

Where do potatoes 
come from

 From preparing the ground to
eating them, the whole potato
process                                

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2121/where-do-potatoes-comes-from-ppt-57fcp.pptx

Growing potatoes

Slides demonstrating how potatoes
grow, including a diagram of a
potato plant

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2122/growing-potatoes-ppt-57fcp.pptx

Types of potato

Potatoes come in three main types,
find out what they are and the best
way of using them

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2130/types-of-potatoes-ppt-57fcp.pptx

Field to fork

Short presentation showing where
potatoes come from

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2131/field-to-fork-ppt-57fcp.pptx

Potatoes – the
journey
Simple photo cards showing
potatoes growing to eating

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1396/potato-the-journey-c-35fc.docx

Dot-to-dot potato Potato dot-to-dot for 3-5 year olds

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/1118/dot-to-dot-potato-ws-35fc.docx

Where food comes
from
Colourful picture cards showing
where a selection of foods come
from

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2838/where-food-comes-from-c316.docx

Where do potatoes
grow
Find out where potatoes grow and
mark them on a map of the UK

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2132/where-do-potatoes-grow-ws-57-fcp.docx

Potatoes and other
plants
Blank cards with space to draw a
potato plant, plus one other, label
and compare them

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2133/potatoes-and-other-plants-ws-57fcp.docx

Potato meal
generator
Game to roll the dice four times
and create a potato-based meal

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2123/potato-meal-generator-ws-57fcp.docx

Potato plant parts Get to know the separate parts of
the potato plant with this cutting
and sticking activity

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2124/potato-plant-parts-ws-57fcp.docx

Growing tips Top tips for growing potatoes

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2135/growing-tips-fs-57fcp.docx

Growing my
potatoes
What potatoes need for you to
grow a successful crop

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2134/growing-potatoes-fs-57fcp.docx

How my potato grows Blank sheet to draw a potato plant
and record its changes

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2136/how-my-potato-grows-ws-57fcp.docx

Planting my potatoes Six easy to follow steps when
planting your potatoes

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2137/planting-potatoes-fs-57fcp.docx

Grow potatoes
investigation
Find out what helps potatoes grow
and thrive

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2141/potato-growing-investigation-fs-57fcp.docx

Potato investigation
(1)
Use with the Grow potatoes
investigation sheet – which plants
grow the best?

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2142/potato-investigation-record-ws-57fcp.docx

Potato investigation
(2)
Use with the Grow potatoes
investigation sheet - what did the
plants need to grow?

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2139/potato-investigation-record2-ws-57fcp.docx

Are they the same? Use with the Grow potatoes
investigation sheet to track the
differences

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2140/are-they-the-same-ws-57fcp.docx

Types of potato
worksheet
Which potato variety is better for
each of the four potato meals
shown?

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2125/types-of-potatoes-ws-57fcp.docx

Potato factsheet All you need to know about potato
varieties and which to choose for
best results

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2126/potato-factsheet-g-57fcp.docx

Potato hunt Supermarket activity about potato
varieties

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2127/potato-hunt-ws-57fcp.docx

Potato varieties Activity to identify potato varieties
and their best cooking methods

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2128/potato-varieties-ws-57fcp.docx

Shopping trip Draw picture of the potatoes and
potato products you find in the
supermarket

foodafactoflife.org.uk/media/2129/shopping-trip-ws-57fcp.docx








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