Marley, Elin Kaia (2008) Food for Thought - Introducing Organic Food in Norwegian Schools. Thesis, Senter for Utvikling og Miljø/Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo. Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo.
This paper examines how organic food can be introduced in Norwegian schools. The qualitative study took place in four lower secondary schools in different regions of Norway. The pupils’ perceptions about organic food are looked at in the context of previous consumer studies on the topic of organic food. Environmental education and nutrition education theories are used in examining and discussing education about organic food and farming. The study found that, like with environmental education and nutrition education, integration and consistency are important elements in education about organic food.
The thesis has been approved
|Thesis Type:||Master Thesis|
|Keywords:||school meals, school fruit, fruit serving, local food, Norway, iPOPY|
|Subjects:||Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication|
|Research affiliation:|| Norway > SIFO - National Institute for Consumer Research|
European Union > CORE Organic > iPOPY
Norway > Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agriculture and Environmental Research > Bioforsk Organic Food and Farming Division
|Deposited By:||Marley, Elin Kaia|
|Deposited On:||13 Oct 2008|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:38|
|Refereed:||Peer-reviewed and accepted|
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