Good Food and Experiences from Soil to Plate at Red Hen Nursery
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Good Food & Experiences from Soil to Plate

We are proud of our award-winning good food and have won many accolades. Helping with meals and snacks is part of everyday life at Red Hen and we are lucky to have added experiences from soil to plate here in our extensive grounds.

Meals at Red Hen are top quality, nutritionally balanced and freshly prepared from scratch by our experienced cook in our on-site kitchen. We are dedicated to sourcing from local farmers and producers; as farmers ourselves we like to know where our meat has been reared and butchered and are lucky to be able to sometimes include the meat from our own pigs and lambs.

"Eating habits are not simply about food" (Sally Goddard Blythe 2005) Children come in from outside every morning looking forward to our home cooked lunch and meal times at Red Hen are a happy social occasion where adults eat with mixed ages of children helping them to appreciate good food and develop good table manners as well as the art of good conversation.


Red Hen is also knowledgeable about weaning babies and offers support for parents through this phase, helping babies enjoy a wide reportoire of food flavours and textures during their first year of life and beyond.

Recipes from our menus are available on request and some are available on our website.

 Jane keeps well-informed about children's dietary requirements attending national conferences about food and nutrition. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience to support parents feeding their children and  is a long-standing judge for the Nursery World Food Award.






What they say about Red Hen
My choice to keep our son at Red Hen instead of starting school has been very beneficial for him. Now, with Red Hen's help, I feel he is fully prepared. He has learnt so much and I thank you for all your support with his development.
Manor House Farm, Reston Road, Legbourne, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 8LS T: 01507 603535 E:
Manor House Farm, Reston Road, Legbourne, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 8LS T: 01507 603535 E:
kindergarten nursery world awards 2013 nursery world awards 2010 nursery world awards 2009 ndna ofsted outstanding
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