Alex Ballard, who grew up in Stortford and works as a professional local community dietitian for the NHS, writes about having compact actions toward a healthier way of living…
Developing, cooking and ingesting food stuff runs deeply by way of all of my childhood memories.
Regardless of whether it was tending to the chickens at Thorn Grove Primary Faculty, developing cress out of egg packing containers on my kitchen window ledge or ingesting picnics at Bishop’s Stortford Cricket Club, my passion for food stuff, and all that it encompasses, has flourished during my daily life.
I was incredibly privileged that the critical messages of ‘eat fresh’, ‘eat local’ and ‘eat healthily’ had been instilled into my brother Eddie and me from a youthful age.
Even my grandparents taught us the worth of seed-to-plate