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Food Mission

Food Mission educational package targets school children from age 9-14. It has the aim of creating awareness about food-related issues in an interdisciplinary manner. It connects food with sustainability, health and science communication.


1. Food & Sustainability

This module focuses on the “big picture”: (sustainable) food production, circular agrifood systems and (food) systems thinking.

2. Food & Health

This module’s lesson plans to teach students about how food interacts with the human body, focusing on healthy diets and investigating how these diets can become more sustainable, being sustainable for both - human as well as planetary health.

3. Food & Science & Communication

Food Mission’s aim is to create a multiplying effect for which effective food science communication is inevitable. Besides lesson plans on food processing and food experiments, students learn in this module how to share scientific knowledge with parents to peers.

Download the Food Mission Resource Pack (English version)

Magyar nyelvű Food Mission tanári kézikönyv letöltése (Hungarian version):

הורידו את מארז המשאבים אוריינות מזון ממבט רב תחומי (Hebrew version)

Κατεβάστε το εκπαιδευτικό πακέτο Food Mission (ελληνική έκδοση)

Descarga aquí tu Food Mission Resource Pack (Versión en castellano)


Project lead

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Vivien Bodereau

Education Programme Manager

Viktoria Soos

Communication Expert at Climate Smart Elephant

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Elena Santa Cruz

Consumer Researcher at Sensory & Consumer lab at AZTI

Keren Dalyot

Senior Research Associate, Faculty of Education in Science and Technology, Technion at Israel Institute of Technology

Maria Neocleous Maliotou

Food Scientist & Food Educator

Miriam Sastre EIT Food South

RIS Communication Manager

Dr. Eliška Selinger

Assistant Lecturer at III Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague / National / Medical Doctor & Public Health Specialist at National Institute of Public Health

Bent Egberg Mikkelsen
Bent Egberg Mikkelsen

Professor of Urban Food Systems Transformation at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen

Related Projects

Think Tank convenes selected stakeholders and partners, fostering broad and inclusive participation to overcome barriers to innovation in the field of protein diversification.
Introducing the diverse range of knowledge and skills that can be acquired through EIT Food Education.
EIT Food is one of the partners of this project funded by the European Commission