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Back to School

05 September 2017
We hope everyone had a super Summer Holidays and is ready for the start of a new and exciting term. We have got a busy term coming up with lots of exciting theme days, including British Food Fortnight, Roald Dahl Day, Lincolnshire Day and National Curry Week.
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Local Food

04 September 2017
Autumn is a good time to remind ourselves where the food comes from that eventually finds its way into our meals. Located on an actual working farm in Ewerby Thorpe, The Farm Kitchen is in the heart of Lincolnshire’s farming community, well placed to serve schools in the whole of the county.
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Fantastic Vegetables

01 September 2017
Congratulations to The Edward Richardson Primary School and Caythorpe Primary School for their prize winning Radishes and New Potatoes. We had some super beans, potatoes and radishes delivered to kitchens to go into the school meals at the end of last term and very much hope the children enjoyed eating them.
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September Menus

19 July 2017
Our online ordering system is currently unavailable as we are working on the system getting it ready for ordering September meals. The menus will be available to view and order from Monday 24th July
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Tastings

29 June 2017
We have held lots of tastings for new Reception parents over the past few weeks.
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Food and Farming Activity Day

15 June 2017
We held a fun Open Day for schools at our Ewerby Thorpe site. The children learnt all about where their food and lunches come from.
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Lincolnshire Environmental Awards

26 May 2017
We were delighted to win a Special Commendation at the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards 2017. The awards recognise and celebrate the inspiring activities that are helping to improve the environment and encourage sustainability. We won the Best Business Award in the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards 2013.
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Fantastic Vegetables

25 May 2017
We were delighted to receive this photo of Tetford Edward Richardson Primary School Gardening Club Beans, that they are growing for The Farm Kitchen Growing Competition.
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Summer Menus

05 May 2017
Our Summer Menus are now live and ready for ordering. Next term we are celebrating Healthy Eating Week, Fathers Day and holding a special Seaside themed day!
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Growing Competition

19 April 2017
We are busy getting ready for our Growing Competition today. We are supplying schools with Radish and Dwarf Bean seeds and setting a challenge to see who can grow the most! Any produce that is grown will be returned to schools in their lunch the following day.
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Easter Break

18 April 2017
We hope everyone had a super Easter break and enjoyed the lovely weather. We have had a good holiday with everyone having some time off and also preparing for the new term.
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Quality and Provenance

10 March 2017
The Farm Kitchen are dedicated to actively improving the quality of school meals and feel passionately about working with schools and children to improve the culture of food education.
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New Product Development

08 March 2017
At The Farm Kitchen we love designing and developing new dishes for our menus. We have a New Product Development chef who tests our recipes and creates some delicious meals for us to test before they are added to our menu.
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Local Potatoes

06 March 2017
The Farm Kitchen always strive to buy as much local produce as possible. We have been very excited to find a supplier who can now provide us with Lincolnshire and Norfolk potatoes to use for our Roast Potatoes. They are even able to let us know exactly which 2 farms the potatoes have come from.
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Chinese New Year

30 January 2017
We are getting ready to celebrate Chinese New Year of Monday 30th January.
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New Dish

16 January 2017
We were delighted that today's new dish was such a hit! This photo was taken at Potterhanworth Church of England Primary School, of a child very much enjoying their lunch.
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Green Smoothies

13 January 2017
We held a fun and interactive Food Activity Day at Caythorpe Primary School.
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Christmas Lunch

12 December 2016
We are cooking lots of Christmas lunches during the last 2 weeks of term and have received some fantastic feedback from schools.
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January Menus

09 December 2016
Our menus are all live and ready for ordering for next term.
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Pumpkin Challenge

05 December 2016
We were thrilled with the comments we received back about the Pumpkin Challenge day. Several schools took part in our Growing Challenge by taking delivery of pots and seeds earlier in the year and growing pumpkins. Judging by the comments we received it was one of our most popular cakes ever supplied into schools!
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Pumpkin Challenge

24 November 2016
We are excitedly preparing for our Pumpkin Theme Day next term. Several schools took part in our Growing Challenge by taking delivery of pots and seeds earlier in the year. We were delighted to receive the following photograph from Leadenham Primary School showing their pumpkin plant making great progress. Thank you Leadenham.
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Children in Need

19 October 2016
The Farm Kitchen support Children in Need each year. We have a special menu for the day with Jumbo Fishfingers, Potato Wedges, Baked Beans and Tomato Ketchup followed by our handmade Pudsey's Chocolate Cake, and donate to the worthy cause on the day.
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Amazing Carrots

26 September 2016
Well done to Tetford The Edward Richardson Primary School for growing their own carrots.
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Start of Term

05 September 2016
Welcome back to the start of term - we really hope everyone has had a good Summer break and are ready for the new term.
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10 Year Celebration

01 September 2016
We held a Birthday Party at the end of term for all of our team to celebrate The Farm Kitchen's 10th Birthday!
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Summer on the Farm

26 August 2016
We have been having a busy Summer on the farm. The combine harvester has been busy cutting the wheat, barley and oilseed rape and the beans are due to be cut when everyone is back at school.
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Food Bank

15 July 2016
We work closely with Sleaford Food Bank to ensure that any fresh food left at the end of each term is taken to them to ensure that is none wasted.
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September Menus

14 July 2016
Our online ordering system is currently unavailable as we are working on the system getting it ready for ordering September meals. The menus will be avaialble to view and order from Monday 25th July
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Wimbledon

05 July 2016
To celebrate the Wimbledon season we are holding a special Theme Day menu on Tuesday. On the menu we have Lincolnshire Chipolata Hotdogs served with Half Jacket Potato, Peas, Sweetcorn and Tomato Ketchup. For dessert we have Strawberry Ice Cream served with our delicious handmade Mini Strawberry Shortbread.
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Food and Farm Activity Day

08 June 2016
We held a fantastic Food and Farming Activity Day today. We invited 4 of our schools, with 4 more visiting tomorrow to come and take part in lots of fun and educational activities.
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Open Farm Sunday

06 June 2016
We were delighted to host Open Farm Sunday at our farm at Ewerby Thorpe on Sunday 5th June. We were thrilled how many children and parents came up and asked if this was where their school meals were produced. It was a fantastic day with tractor rides, animals to meet and the opportunity to taste some yummy food and grow tomatoes and pumpkins! Thank you for all of the wonderful feedback we have received, we are delighted to hear how much the day was enjoyed.
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Did You Know?

16 May 2016
We have collated some interesting facts about our meals: We use over 100,000 free range eggs per year in our meals, making freshly cakes and sponge puddings
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Activity Day

13 May 2016
We were delighted to hold a fun Activity Day at Kirkby-La-Thorpe Primary School. We were able to do lots of fun cooking activities with different groups of children.
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Courgette Challenge

03 May 2016
Scamblesby Church of England Primary School have asked to complete the Courgette Challenge for a second year running.
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Vegetable Growing

25 April 2016
The Farm Kitchen love working alongside schools and their vegetable gardens. We are always delighted to provide seeds for school vegetable gardens and have had lots of recent requests!
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Happy Birthday

21 April 2016
We held a celebratory meal to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday. We received some lovely photos from schools of children wearing their own crowns to celebrate this special day.
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Kitchen Visit

18 March 2016
We were delighted to show a 'prize winning' group of children around our kitchen at Ewerby Thorpe. Tattershall Primary School held a competition in school and the winning tickets won a trip around the kitchen with their Headteacher and Midday Supervisor.
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Green Smoothies

16 March 2016
We held a fun and interactive Activity Day at Market Deeping Community Primary School today.
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Congratulation to the Prize Winners

03 March 2016
We celebrated World Book Day by holding an exciting competition in every school! Every school received some prize winning Chocolate Brownie. The winning pieces had a Where's Wally rice paper picture inside them.
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Activity Day

02 March 2016
We held a fun Activity Day at Winchelsea Primary School today.
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Hot Taster

01 March 2016
We held a fantastic hot taster at Spalding Primary School over the past 2 days.
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Where's Wally Competition

15 February 2016
We are celebrating World Book Day by holding an exciting competition in every school! Every school will receive 1-3 pieces of prize winning Chocolate Brownie. The winning pieces will have a Where's Wally rice paper picture inside them.
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Chinese New Year

08 February 2016
Celebrate Chinese New Year with a delicious school meal.
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Roots to Food

03 February 2016
We were delighted that our Senior Kitchen Manager at Linchfield Community Primary School was invited to take part in the Roots to Food Day hosted by Darren Tinkler.
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Sugar Smart

01 February 2016
Reducing the amount of sugar children are eating and drinking is really important and is the key message of the recently launched Change for Life - Sugar Smart campaign. At The Farm Kitchen we have always felt very strongly about ensuring children are offered a healthy balanced diet. All of our meals are freshly prepared, with our sauces and puddings being hand made.
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Winning Golden Ticket

28 January 2016
Helpringham Primary School have held a special Willy Wonka Theme Day. Six children found winning 'Golden Tickets' in their Chocolate Brownies! and won a fun Food and Drink Book.
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Burn's Night

25 January 2016
Celebrate Burn's Night with a traditional Scottish meal. A Burns meal is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, author of many Scottish poems.
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Fun Activity Day

20 January 2016
We held a fun Activity Day at Tattershall Primary School. The children got involved cooking and tasting lots of healthy recipe ideas.
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Prize Winning Butcher

18 January 2016
Simpson’s Butchers have won a national award: Britain’s Best Butcher Shop of the Year 2015. The Farm Kitchen have worked closely with Simpson’s Butchers for nearly 10 years and buy beef and chicken from this fantastic local butcher.
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Children's Food Trust

09 December 2015
We have just had our latest Universal Infant Free School Meal Culinary Adviser Report back, following a visit by one of their chef's to our kitchen and one of the schools we supply. We were delighted to get such a fantastic report on the food and service we are offering.
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Christmas Lunch

07 December 2015
We hope everyone is looking forward to their Christmas Lunch. We started supplying Christmas Lunches to schools last week on a rolling programme that has been agreed with each school.
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Thanksgiving

27 November 2015
We are holding a celebratory Thanksgiving meal on the 27th November.
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Fantastic Meals

18 November 2015
We held a customer tasting at South View Community Primary School yesterday evening and received some wonderful comments and feedback.
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Children in Need

13 November 2015
We are busy baking cakes for Children in Need Day.
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South View Tasting

12 November 2015
Last night we had a great tasting event with parents at Crowland South View Primary School.
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Reduced Sugar

19 October 2015
The Farm Kitchen cake and sponge recipes contain 25% less sugar than most traditional recipes. We hand make all of our own cakes and sponges 'as you would at home'.
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New Menus

05 October 2015
We have been busy finalising the menus for next term. These have now been launched and made ready for ordering.
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Bonfire Night

05 October 2015
Remember, remember the 5th November!! We have a special menu planned for Bonfire Night.
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Lincolnshire Day

02 October 2015
We were delighted to hear the lovely comments from schools and children about how much they enjoyed their Lincolnshire Day lunch.
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Lincolnshire Day

01 October 2015
We are celebrating Lincolnshire Day on the 1st October. British produce is renowned for being some of the best in the World. The Farm Kitchen work closely with local suppliers and use as much fresh Lincolnshire produce as we can.
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New Term

03 September 2015
Welcome back to the start of the new academic year. We hope everyone had a lovely Summer break.
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Winning Courgettes

15 July 2015
Our Courgette Growing Challenge came to a Grand Finale today with schools delivering some fantastic courgettes to our kitchens!
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Healthy Activity Day

02 July 2015
We are having a fantastic Healthy Eating Activity Day at Monks Abbey Primary School.
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Successful Tasting

26 June 2015
We had a fantastic hot taster session at Southview Primary School in Crowland last night. Southview Primary School were holding their Open Day for the new Reception Year in September. Over 120 parents and children sampled a selection of dishes prepared by our Kitchen Manager, Tommy Mudd.
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Courgette Challenge

24 June 2015
We are delighted to have received some fantastic photographs of different schools courgettes that they have successfully grown for the Courgette Challenge. The photo above was supplied by Mareham-le-Fen Primary School.
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Farm Visit

19 May 2015
We were delighted to organise a fantastic trip for 3 Lincoln Schools today to visit the kitchen where their meals are made, see the combine harvester on the farm and make some lovely treats to take home.
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Food Revolution Day

15 May 2015
We are getting ready to celebrate Food Revolution Day on Friday 15th May. It is a day that has been created by Jamie Oliver and is designed with a desire by Jamie Oliver to 'create a strong sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity'.
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Courgette Growing Challenge

08 May 2015
We are just getting ready to make the menus live for after half term. We have our Courgette Day menu all set and are now hoping for some bumper harvests!
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Caterer of the Year!!!

17 April 2015
We are thrilled with the article in the latest Good Taste magazine!
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Courgette Update

16 April 2015
We hope you are enjoying our Courgette Growing Challenge! We have got lots of excited schools and are delighted to have had 4 schools contact us already to say their seeds have germinated!
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Congratulations

15 April 2015
Thank you for the fantastic photos from schools of their growing courgette seedlings!
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Summer Term

14 April 2015
Welcome back to the start of the new Summer Term. We are delighted that the weather is so sunny and have got some lovely new dishes on our menu for this term.
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Courgette Delivery and Video

19 March 2015
We are busy delivering the Courgette Growing Challenge Packs out to schools.
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Salad Bar Platter

17 March 2015
We have been busy trialing new recipes for our Summer menus, including this new salad bar platter that we will be serving with some of our meals.
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Courgette Growing Video

16 March 2015
We are very excited to launch our Courgette Growing Challenge Video. To encourage more children to be excited about growing and eating vegetables we are holding a Courgette Growing Challenge.
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Environment Awards

05 March 2015
We are thrilled to have reached the judging stages of the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards.
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Courgette Growing Challenge

04 March 2015
To encourage more children to be excited about growing and eating vegetables we are holding a Courgette Growing Challenge.
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Caterer of the Year!!!

02 March 2015
We were delighted to win the Caterer of the Year at the Select Lincolnshire Food and Drink Awards 2015!
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Bakery Visit

Fresh Bread

14 February 2015
We work with a fantastic bakery in Grantham - Bloomsbury Bakery. They supply us with traditionally made fresh 50:50 bread.
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Jamie's Kitchen Garden

12 February 2015
We are delighted to have started working with Jamie's Kitchen Garden. They are a fantastic resource that supports UK primary schools in bringing food education and cooking skills to life.
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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

11 February 2015
We are celebrating Chinese New Year with a special Chinese menu on Wednesday 11th February
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Award Winning Sausages

04 February 2015
Mountain's Boston Sausages won the People's Choice Award at the Select Lincolnshire Food and Drink Awards 2015 for the third year running!
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Award Finalists

19 January 2015
We have been shortlisted for a Select Lincolnshire Award 2015!
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5 Stars

5 Stars in all Kitchens

05 January 2015
We have had inspections in all of our kitchens in the past few months and all have maintained their excellent food hygiene standards.
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Happy New Year

01 January 2015
We hope everyone has had a super holiday and is looking forward to the start of the school term.
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Christmas Fair

15 December 2014
We were delighted to be able to sponsor the ingredients for a special 'Traditional Spanish Taster Stall' at the William Alvey Christmas Fair.
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Winter Menus

15 December 2014
Our menus are all now live and ready for ordering for the start of the Winter Term in January.
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Christmas Lunches

08 December 2014
We hope everyone is looking forward to their Christmas Lunch.
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Food Allergen Legislation

01 December 2014
The new legislation relating to information about the Named Food Allergens comes into force on the 13th December.
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Children in Need

14 November 2014
We were delighted to donate 5p for every meal ordered on Friday 14th November to Children in Need
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Butcher of the Year

10 November 2014
We are delighted to announce that Simpson's Butcher have just won Lincolnshire Butcher of the Year 2014-2016 at the bi-annual Lincolnshire Poacher Awards.
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fruit and vegetables

Food Standards

14 August 2014
Next academic year sees the launch of new Food Standards for School Food. The Farm Kitchen will be meeting all of the new guidelines from the beginning of the school year.
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Select Lincolnshire

Quality and Provenance

12 August 2014
The Farm Kitchen are dedicated to actively improving the quality of school meals and feel passionately about working with schools and children to improve the culture of food education.
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Free School Meals

01 August 2014
Next year brings some big changes to school meals across the country following Nick Clegg's pledge to offer free school meals to 5-7 year olds.
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open farm sunday

Open Farm Sunday

10 June 2014
We were delighted to have a stand at Open Farm Sunday in Howell. It was a fantastic day with a really high turnout. It is a super opportunity for people to learn more about farming and the countryside.
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mountains sausage

Mountain's Sausages

29 May 2014
We are delighted to announce that we are going to be using Mountain's Boston Sausage traditional Lincolnshire Chipolatas in our meals
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solar

Solar Power

25 March 2014
We are delighted to announce that The Farm Kitchen at Ewerby Thorpe is now using solar energy generated on the farm.
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5 Stars

5 Stars in all Kitchens

25 March 2014
We have had inspections in all of our kitchens in the past few months and all have maintained their excellent food hygiene standards.
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Environment Awards

Environment Awards

20 March 2014
We were delighted to be invited to the Lindum Rotary Club launch of the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards.
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Bakery Visit

Bakery Visit

17 March 2014
Bucknall Primary School visited the Bakery and Butcher that supply The Farm Kitchen.
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Winning Puddings

Great Bake Off

14 March 2014
Nettleham Infant School held a Great Bake Off Event.
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World Book Day

World Book Day

06 March 2014
Celebrate World Book Day on the 6th March 2014. "It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it’s a celebration of reading".
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food for life

Gold Award

04 March 2014
We are one of the only caterers in Lincolnshire to be able to offer a Food for Life Partnership accredited Gold standard menu!
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Winning Meal

10 February 2014
Shannon at Linchfield Community Primary School has won a prize for Designing a Meal for her School.
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Winning Menu

03 February 2014
Shanice at South Witham Community Primary has won a cooking menu for her prize winning menu.
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Chinese New Year

31 January 2014
Celebrate this important traditional Chinese holiday with a special Chinese meal. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name.
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father christmas

A Visit from Santa Claus

20 December 2013
We had a surprise visit at our Ewerby Kitchen from Father Christmas!! It has been a very busy week in all of our kitchens and he called in to say well done to everyone!!
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food for life

Gold Award!!!!

12 December 2013
At the end of November we had our annual Food for Life Partnership Inspection. We were very pleased to have, once again, far exceeded the standards required for the Gold Award
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Butcher of the Year

23 November 2013
We are delighted to be able to announce that G.Simpson of Heckington our Butcher won the 'Best Butcher for the Midlands & East of England'
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National Roast Dinner Day

20 November 2013
We celebrated National Roast Dinner Day on the 20th November. It is a National event organised by the Food for Life Partnership.
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Pudsey Bear

Children in Need

15 November 2013
We were delighted to support Children in Need today with a special theme menu and to have donated to such an important cause.
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Bumper Harvest

11 November 2013
Thank you to Long Sutton Primary School Gardening Club for their lovely selection of vegetables from their school garden.
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The Best Local Butcher

04 November 2013
G.Simpson's Butchers, who supply our meat, have reached the finals of the National Butcher of the Year 2013 - the results are due to be announced in London on the 14th November
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NSMW

NSMW

04 November 2013
We are celebrating National School Meal Week....
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School Food Plan

01 November 2013
We are thrilled to have been invited to participate in the School Food Plan Pilot Study to help test the new proposed food based standards for School Food.
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Halloween

Celebrate Halloween

31 October 2013
We are holding a special Halloween Meal on the 31st October
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Potatoes

Celebrate the Potato

24 October 2013
We were delighted to work with Coleby Primary School and Branston Potatoes to hold a special Healthy Theme Day at the end of last term.
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Wonderful School Harvest

04 October 2013
Congratulations to Stamford St Gilbert's Primary School for growing such wonderful vegetables in their garden.
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Winning Lunch

03 October 2013
Stamford St Augustine's Pupil designs a winning lunchtime meal
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chestnut street

County Chairman Visit

02 October 2013
We were delighted to welcome Cllr Ray Wootten and Cllr Linda Wootten to visit our kitchen at Ewerby Thorpe Farm.
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Lincolnshire Day

01 October 2013
Celebrate Lincolnshire Day with a delicious Lincolnshire meal
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County Website

26 September 2013
Please see the lovely article on the Councty Council Website.
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Facebook

15 September 2013
We have recently launched a new facebook page
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apples

Bumper Apple Harvest

12 September 2013
Thank you to Washingborough Academy for some delicious apples from their Heritage Lincolnshire Apple Orchard.
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Cllr Wootten

Cllr Wootten Visits Kitchen

10 September 2013
We are delighted to be welcoming the Lincolnshire County Council Chairman, Cllr Ray Wootten, and his wife Cllr Linda Wootten, on Tuesday 17th September to come and understand how our meals are produced.
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The Best Local Butcher

05 September 2013
G.Simpson's Butchers, who supply our meat, have reached the finals of the National Butcher of the Year 2013.
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Back to School

02 September 2013
We hope everyone has had a great Summer Holiday break and is ready for the start of term.....
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school food plan

School Food Plan

01 September 2013
The School Food Plan has been launched by Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent.
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Thank you to Digby Primary School

11 July 2013
A big thank you and congratulations to Digby Primary School for producing some fabulous vegetables to go into their school lunches.
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env. awards

Best Business Award

03 July 2013
We were delighted to be awarded with the Lincolnshire Environmental Award 2013 for the Best Business.
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5 Stars

5 Stars in all Kitchens

02 July 2013
All of our kitchens have maintained their 5 star status
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British Meat

British Meat

01 July 2013
We insist on the highest quality meat in all of the meals we produce.
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Environment Awards

Environment Awards

28 June 2013
We are thrilled to have reached the finals of the Lincolnshire Environmental Awards.
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american independence day

American Indepedence Day

26 June 2013
Celebrate American Independence Day on July 4th, with a delicious American themed meal.
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Tony Hill

Director of Public Health

10 June 2013
We were delighted to be able to serve lunch to Tony Hill, Director of Lincolnshire Public Health.
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Meat Free Days

24 May 2013
We are offering Meat Free Theme Days on our menu during the school term.
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Order Now

Summer Menus

20 May 2013
Our Summer Menus are all live and available for ordering.
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Food Revolution Day

Food Revolution Day

19 May 2013
On Monday 20th May we celebrated Food Revolution Day. The aim of the Internationally celebrated day is to raise awareness about the importance of good food and better food education for everyone by focusing on three simple actions – cook it, share it, live it.
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May Day Celebrations

01 May 2013
We hope everyone enjoyed their May Day Lunch. Schools joined in to to celebrate one of this countries most traditional of festivals....
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prize winning

Prize Winning Meal

01 May 2013
We have held a competition at Long Sutton Primary School to 'Design a Meal'. Congratulations to Lucy who won a cooking book prize, which was presented by Michaela Ferrier
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5 Stars

5 Stars in all Kitchens

01 May 2013
All of our kitchens have maintained their 5 star status
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St George's Day

23 April 2013
We are delighted to hear how much everyone enjoyed celebrating this important day with a traditional English Roast Beef lunch.
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food for life

Doddington Awards

28 March 2013
The Farm Kitchen were delighted to join 5 of our schools at the Doddington Hall Food for Life Partnership Awards ceremony
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Easter

Easter Lunch

27 March 2013
Join us for a celebratory Easter Lunch on Wednesday 27th March.
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Food for Life

School Food Plan

19 March 2013
We were invited to give a presentation at the Merchant Hall in London, on February 21st, on the success of the work we have done in Lincolnshire in improving school meals.
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Red Nose Day 2013

Comic Relief 2013

18 March 2013
We supported Comic Relief on Friday 15th March 2013. We provided a special theme day meal to all schools.
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British Meat

British Meat

11 March 2013
We insist on the highest quality meat in all of the meals we produce.
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Mothers Day

Mothering Sunday

10 March 2013
On Friday 8th March we offered a special meal for Mother's Day. We know this is a day that schools often invite parents in for lunch to have a meal with their children.
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Farm Assurance

Farm Assurance

25 February 2013
We can guarantee 100% traceability 'back to the farm' with all of our meat products.
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British Meat

British Meat

11 February 2013
We insist on the highest quality meat in all of the meals we produce.
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5 Stars

5 Stars in all Kitchens

11 February 2013
All of our kitchens have maintained their 5 star status
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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

08 February 2013
We celebrated Chinese New Year with a special Chinese menu on Friday 8th February
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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

08 February 2013
We celebrated Chinese New Year with a special Chinese menu on Friday 8th February
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Burn's Night

Burn's Night

28 January 2013
We are delighted to hear that our celebratory Burn's Night traditional Scottish Meal was such a success.
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snowman

Snow

18 January 2013
We hope everyone is enjoying the snow and has had the chance to build lots of snowmen!
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potatoes

Celebrate the Potato

11 January 2013
Potatoes are a very important crop in Lincolnshire. We are holding a special theme day to celebrate them on the 17th January.
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Winter Warmers

January Menus

07 January 2013
Our menus for this term are now live and ready for ordering.....
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angels

Angels and Elves

24 December 2012
Even the angels and elves enjoyed a delicious Christmas lunch at Washingborough Academy.
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christmas

Christmas

17 December 2012
We hope everyone enjoys their Christmas Lunch...
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Delicious Buffet

03 December 2012
"I just wanted to say that the buffet tonight was delicious, and everyone commented on how lovely the food looked and how tasty it was. "
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christmas

Christmas

03 December 2012
Have you ordered your Christmas lunch.......
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olympic legacy

Olympic Legacy Challenge

30 November 2012
The aim of the visit was to launch the Olympic Legacy Challenge. The challenge aims to get children involved in sport and healthy living and rewards their achievements with gold, silver and bronze medals.
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mercury

News

26 November 2012
Deeping St James Linchfield Primary School had an important visitor for lunch to celebrate National Roast Dinner Day.
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food for life

Gold Award!!!!

23 November 2012
Last week we had our annual Food for Life Partnership Inspection. We were very pleased to have, once again, far exceeded the standards required for the Gold Award
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robin

Garden Opening

22 November 2012
Stamford Garden Opens on the 40th anniversary of the school's opening of the site - Bishop Tim opened their new Jubilee Garden!
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meat

Prize Winning Butcher

20 November 2012
G.Simpson Butcher's of Heckington win again! G.Simpson supply us with fresh, high quality Lincolnshire meat. They are known throughout the county for their high quality products.
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growth

Growth in Meal Uptake

19 November 2012
We are delighted that so many more children are choosing to have a hot meal.....
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apples

Growing

16 November 2012
We have been working very closely with Washingborough Academy on an exciting apple project
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Pudsey Bear

Children in Need

12 November 2012
We were delighted to support Children in Need last Friday
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5 Stars

Excellent Food Hygiene

25 October 2012
Two more of our kitchens have achieved 5 stars for Excellent Food Hygiene standards.
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Now on Twitter

24 October 2012
We are very excited to announce that we are now on Twitter....
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christmas

Christmas

18 October 2012
Our Christmas menus are now live....
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Feedback

Feedback

28 September 2012
" My son loves his hot lunches, and often gets a sticker for eating well"....We always appreciate feedback from parents and children on the meals we provide. If you have comments please do not hesitate to let us know: enquiries@thefarmkitchen.com.
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Willy Wonka

Prize Winning Disney Day

27 September 2012
We had some wonderful feedback from the Disney competition....
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Autumn Menu's

Autumn Menu's

31 August 2012
Autumn is now here and our menus are designed to keep children warm and active on the playground!
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Willy Wonka

Prize Winning Disney Day

30 August 2012
We are holding a Disney Theme Lunch on Tuesday 25th September...with prize winning 'Willy Wonka' Chocolate Cake!!
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Lincs FM

Lincs FM - Farming Today

29 August 2012
Listen to our radio interview on Lincs FM. Sally Elkington came to visit the kitchen and farm in August to find out what had been happening.
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Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday

17 June 2012
Luckily the sun shone for Open Farm Sunday! It was fantastic to be a part of such an important event.
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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

21 May 2012
Join in the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations by enjoying a special theme day meal on Friday 1st June.
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Menus are live for Summer

18 May 2012
We have got some fun theme days coming up next term.
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Sustainable School Showcase

22 March 2012
'Please can we have your lunches!' - was just one of the comments we received at the Sustainable Schools Showcase.
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Summer Menus

15 March 2012
We are pleased to say our menus for the Summer term are now live and ready to be downloaded
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The Best Local Butcher

16 February 2012
G.Simpson's Butchers, who supply our meat, have come 3rd in the National Butcher of the Year 2011.
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High School Meal Uptake

02 January 2012
We are delighted that despite the economic climate, our school meal uptake has increased over the past year.
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Growth by Word of Mouth

02 January 2012
Of the schools we supply, over 80% approached us having had a recommendation from another school or parent.
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Christmas Lunch

01 December 2011
During the last week of term we are offering a Christmas Lunch to all schools.
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Butcher of the Year

01 December 2011
G.Simpson’s Butchers, who supply our meat, are in the finals for the National Butcher of the Year 2011.
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Healthy Eating Roadshows

26 November 2011
On Saturday 26th November we were at the Healthy Eating Roadshow in Spalding.
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Meat Free Days

01 November 2011
We are offering Meat Free Theme Days on our menu during the school term.
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National Roast Dinner Day

12 October 2011
National Roast Dinner Day led to a 20% increase in school meals.
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National Roast Dinner Day

12 October 2011
Take part at your school on National Roast Dinner Day .
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Lincolnshire Day

30 September 2011
Celebrate Lincolnshire Day with a delicious Lincolnshire meal
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Farm visit

Farm Visit

01 June 2011
Helpringham Primary School visit Abbey Park Farm, G.Simpson Butcher and The Farm Kitchen.
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Food for Life

07 January 2011
We are the only school caterer in Lincolnshire to have been awarded the prestigious Food for Life Partnership Gold award, and one of only 4 caterers in the country.
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Passion for Food

06 January 2011
Please take a look at our short film that shows the story of our school lunches.
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Testimonials

05 January 2011
We have been delighted by the fantastic testimonials that our schools have given to us and are proud to be able to show them to you.
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