Food Ideas For April

Scroll down for ideas for eating, growing, cooking and learning in April.

First, enjoy this video of the April Book "Rhubarb Has A Cold"

April Eating

What's in season this month?

Grow your own, or buy local this month:

Asparagus (end of the month)

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Jersey Royal new potatoes

Kale

Leek

Lettuce - early indoor varieties

Mushrooms (cultivated)

Onions (stored)

Pea shoots

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Rhubarb

Radishes

Spinach 

Spring greens

Spring onion

Watercress

These can grow here, but most of the ones you will find in shops are imported:

Collard greens

Pak choi

These have to be imported :

Bananas

Grapefruit

Mango

Pineapple

Plantain

April Growing

Jobs in the garden this month, things for children to grow and do.

April Cooking

Things to cook with children this month.

April Learning

Things to read, learn and have fun with this month.

Buy the book of the month - click the book image below

Want to take this to the next level?

The Little Foodies Club was designed to spread the seasonal fun throughout the year, straight to your letterbox or classroom.

 We have two versions - one for families, sent through the post to the child each month, and one for group settings with resources to use for a whole class.