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BROWNIES ON THE FARM TO FORK TRAIL

Girlguides are working with Tesco on the Farm to Fork trail – a free challenge for younger members, centred around healthy eating.

Nationally, Girlguiding has a 3-year partnership with Tesco’s campaign about getting young members to eat healthily and learn more about where the food they eat comes from.

Girls can complete the trail in-store or in their unit with opportunities to get ‘hands on’ with tasty fruit and vegetables, learn how bread is made and sample cheeses from around the world.

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Recently 11th Newport Brownies undertook the Farm to Fork ‘Explore the Store’ trail at Tesco in Ryde.

Brownie leader Clare Langley said:

“We started at the fish counter where we learnt about fish, and tried prawns. Then to the cheese counter where we tried 4 different cheeses. In the fruit section we tried coconut, pomegranate, blueberries, grapes and strawberries. Our host then took us through to the fridge, freezer and warehouse before leaving with a goodie bag and badge.”

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