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Willows Farm Nursery and Pre-School children enjoy fresh produce for Farmhouse Breakfast Week
Children at a nursery in St Albans had the chance to find out exactly where the food in their breakfast comes from.
Willows Farm Nursery and Pre-School marked national Farmhouse Breakfast Week by taking the youngsters to see the cows and hens that produce their milk and eggs on Wednesday, January 23.
They also saw where wheat is grown to make the bread for their toast.
Manager Louise Hobbs said: "We’ve all had days where we skip breakfast but it is essential young children are encouraged to develop healthy eating habits early.
"When we heard about the Farmhouse Breakfast Week initiative we knew that we had to get involved.
"Our links with the Farm Village meant that we could not only serve our little ones a nutritious breakfast, but also teach them about where their food comes from in a really simple, accessible way."
Martin Thompson from London Colney, whose 11 month old daughter, Iona, attended the event said: "I was really impressed when I heard what the nursery had planned for Farmhouse Breakfast Week.
"It's important to me that as my daughter grows up she understands healthy eating and cares about where her food comes from."