Each challenge will also have a discussion topic attached to it where the class can explore the challenge in more depth. The 3 most impressive classes will come down to GROW HQ in Waterford on the 15th May to pitch their idea. To win the grand prize your teams need to show us their progress, complete the 4 weekly challenges and show us their #GROW2CEO story.
CHALLENGE 1 (4th MARCH – 19th MARCH): GROWING FOOD INDOORS
Plant your seeds and research what types of food can be easily grown in small indoor spaces
Discussion Topic: The benefits of growing your own food
CHALLENGE 2 (18th March – 29th March) DEVELOP A FOOD BRAND
Research some Irish food brands, visit local food producers, and complete the business plan template
Discussion Topic: The importance of sustainability in the food industry
CHALLENGE 3 (1st April – 12th April) CREATE A SOUP RECIPE
Create a yummy, inventive recipe that will fly off the shelves!
Discussion Topic: Nutrition in school lunches
CHALLENGE 4 (29th April – 6th May) DEVELOP YOUR PRODUCT
Research branding used by Irish food companies, come up with a logo, some packaging, and advertising ideas for your soup.
Discussion Topic: How does marketing and branding affect your food choices?