One easy step to radically improve schools
For her, the aim is as much cultural as nutritional. She does not just want children to acquire a taste for fruit and veg - she wants them to learn some table manners too.
"They should sit down and eat properly with a knife and fork. Everyone thinks this is just a food problem and it's not, it's a social cohesion problem."
The quickest easiest way for teachers to improve their pupils performance and behaviour would for the teachers to not hide in the staff room but eat lunch with their pupils and get to know them outside of the classroom as fellow human beings. It is no coincidence that to break bread with someone has universally been acknowledged for thousands of years to bring peace and understanding.