Farmhouse Breakfast Week takes place annually in the last week of January. This year it’s from January 22 to 26. The initiative promotes the importance of eating breakfast like a champion and reintroducing breakfast into our current hectic lifestyles. Did you know that an alarming 47% of people skip eating breakfast regularly due to their demanding routines? Cultivating this habit of consuming breakfast regularly improves our diet, boosts us for the day, and is essential for overall well-being.
History of Farmhouse Breakfast Week
An initiative by the Home Grown Cereals Authority (H.G.C.A.), Farmhouse Breakfast Week started in 2000 and has been recurring annually in January ever since. The event’s execution is successful every year, gaining more and more media coverage and public attention.
Farmhouse Breakfast Week has two main aims — the first is to represent arable farmers who cultivate and grow crops such as oats, wheat, barley, and more. Not only does this campaign bring these farmers into the spotlight, but the variety of breakfast produce grown around the country is also displayed. Following that, the week-long program promotes the pleasures and advantages of having a proper breakfast. Farmhouse Breakfast Week bridges the gap between the two, resulting in a win-win situation.
All individuals, producers, manufacturers, and retailers are encouraged to participate and get involved. Events are hosted in schools, stores, restaurants, diners, and hotels to promote breakfast and better breakfast eating habits. Activities include cooking competitions, breakfast sessions, and tasting special breakfast menus.
The whole country will kickstart the week with delicious breakfast meals cooked using local produce, and experience for themselves the joys and benefits of a real breakfast.
Farmhouse Breakfast Week timeline
The first cereal is created by James Caleb Jackson.
The Farmhouse Breakfast Week campaign is launched by H.G.C.A.
Over 1,000 promotions and events take place for Farmhouse Breakfast Week in 2012.
Amid pandemic restrictions, Farmhouse Breakfast Week celebrations are taken indoors.
Farmhouse Breakfast Week FAQs
What should I eat for breakfast?
The following are some go-to menu options for breakfast: Eggs (fried, boiled, scrambled, etc.), french toast, pancakes and/or waffles, cereal, fruit and yogurt, or bread, bagels, and muffins.
What are the 3 types of breakfast?
The three most popular breakfast types are English Breakfast, American Breakfast, and Continental Breakfast.
Is it bad to eat eggs every day?
Eggs get a bad rep for this, but the evidence is clear that consuming up to three eggs every day is perfectly alright.
Farmhouse Breakfast Week Activities
Do we need to say more? When was the last time you had a proper breakfast? Indulge in an elaborate meal!
Host a breakfast gathering
Breakfast becomes more enjoyable with more people seated around the table. Host a breakfast club with your friends or family.
Post your breakfast meal on social media
Share your breakfast with the world by posting a picture on your social media using the hashtags #FarmhouseBreakfastWeek and #BreakfastWatch.
5 Facts About Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast
Breakfast is essential for weight-watchers
People who eat breakfast tend to have a slimmer physique than those who skip breakfast.
Breakfast aids mental performance
Breakfast boosts us mentally, aiding concentration and performance throughout the day.
Breakfast skippers tend to get depressed
Research shows that those who skip breakfast are prone to getting depressed.
Breakfast regulates blood sugar levels
Eating at the start of the day aids our body in breaking down glucose.
Breakfast is good for the heart
Skipping breakfast leads to binge eating mid-day, which can cause weight gain and increase the risk of heart disease.
Why We Love Farmhouse Breakfast Week
Breakfast is important
It is called the most important meal of the day for a reason. Not only are the menu items for breakfast unique as compared to the other two meals of the day, but it is also essential to start the day with a proper meal for staying energetic throughout the day.
Bringing back breakfast traditions
With the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, more and more people are skipping breakfast. Devoting an entire week to planning breakfast meals, and taking the time to savor them properly on a table with friends and family will bring back that feel-good breakfast feeling we once had.
Promoting local produce
Farmhouse Breakfast Week promotes the rich grains, fruits, and vegetables that are grown locally. Why not get out there and support your local farmers today?
Farmhouse Breakfast Week dates