Policy

Sustainability – what it means to this business

In a recent network meeting sustainability in business was discussed. Most of the focus was on climate action but it led me to think about how Porter Nutrition is working towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (see picture below) https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/ As a small business I commit to do my part in the following goals 1.… Continue reading Sustainability – what it means to this business

food · Health promotion · Healthy Eating · Policy

Does healthy eating have to hurt the planet?

Image: Commons Wikimedia -https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CSIRO_ScienceImage_3224_Pulses_and_legumes.jpg   This is a very complicated question because there are so many factors involved, but it has been the subject of much debate over the last few years. The latest headline comes from work by scientists at Harvard University in the USA. The proposed diet moves us all away from eating… Continue reading Does healthy eating have to hurt the planet?

Cooking · Parenting

Cooking with children – part 2

When I wrote part 1, I promised there would be more... Here it is! Last time we talked about: Hand hygiene, general yuk, listening to an adult, not touching things they have not been asked to touch, stirring skills, measuring out ingredients, food handling and the language of recipes This time, we are going to look… Continue reading Cooking with children – part 2