February 24, 2015
Not your typical cooking class
It’s not just cupcake and muffin lessons. Canadian students are making tortillas, canning the harvest, milking goats, and deboning chickens!   These skills are being taught by teachers who are part of a growing group of educators who are shaping student learning by connecting kids with local foods and farmers.  Their passion and commitment is...
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Durham School Board Creates Unique Strategy for Buying Local Food
Photo: The Durham District School Board is now buying six items for its high school cafeterias from Ontario farms, part of the board’s Cafeteria Connects Project. Latha Raguram prepared some fresh salads for lunch in the cafeteria at Sinclair Secondary School. February 18, 2015. Ron Pietroniro / Metroland DURHAM — When local students grab a container of veggies...
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Classroom Connects Curriculum Package
This curriculum guide offers a rich set of resources to open meaningful conversations with secondary students about our local food system, and to prepare them to better understand the complexities of our food choices. Brimming with big ideas, these 15 lesson plans contain clear curriculum connections, step by step instructions for lesson preparation and delivery,...
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Colorado may pay to get more local food in schools
Photo: Third graders at Zach Elementary School in Fort Collins pick and choose fruits and vegetables from a produce bar. – Coloradoan library. A Colorado bill to spend about $5 million to put more local produce in school cafeterias passed its first testWednesday at the Legislature. But the measure passed by a single vote after complaints...
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Farm to School Bills Aim to Teach Students to Produce Own Food
When children go to school, they learn to read and write so they can get a good job or go to college. But what most don’t learn in school today is how to produce their own food. A bill that would help students learn to feed themselves in a sustainable way passed through the Senate...
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Helpful Resources


What is Farm to School?
CDN Fact Sheet


Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
CDN Video

Farm to School: Canada Digs In

Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
CDN Storybook

New Brunswick Farm to School Guide

New Brunswick Farm to School Guide


A New Crunch in School Lunch: BC Farm to School Salad Bar Guide.
BC Toolkit


Tools From The Shed: Practical resources to operationalize your program
BC toolkit designed to accompany A New Crunch in School Lunch:  The BC  Farm to School Guide

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