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Regency Acres P.S.
17
May

Nacho Ordinary Salad Day

2017-2018 (Year 2) Regency Acres P.S., Aurora, Ontario – York Region District School Board Regency Acres is a small school of 320 students. As we approach the end of year 2 of our grant, there is much to celebrate. This past school year, our school offered 20 salad days and served almost 2000 salads! This means...
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A culture of local food at Rockheights
10
Apr

A Culture of Local Food at Rockheights

Rockheights Middle School, Victoria, BC 2017-2018 (Year 2) A bit about our school and location… We acknowledge that we are located on the unceded territory of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations. Our small school is located in Esquimalt, a small municipality in Victoria, British Columbia. It is situated in a quiet residential neighbourhood and is...
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Bonjour from Ecole Franco Nord!
12
Feb

Bonjour from Ecole Franco Nord!

École Franco-Nord, Prince George, BC The name of our school is a reference to our geographical location in British Columbia. Located in the boreal forest, Prince George is also known as the ‘Spruce Capital’ of the north. Prince George can now boast that it has its first Farm to School participant, our francophone school: École...
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12
Feb

From Field Trips to Salad Bar Equipped

Colquitz Middle School, Victoria BC 2017-2018 (Year 2) We had been waiting for 5 years to get a school learning garden and the F2CC grant clinched the deal with a ground breaking in June 2017. In those past  5 years we have offered F2S lunches, with 83 lunch served in that span of time! It...
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Lucerne Elementary Secondary School
25
Jan

Building Strong Sense of Community, Equality and Belonging Around the Table

Lucerne Elementary-Secondary School, New Denver, BC 2017-2018 (Year 2) The North Slocan Food Program is based in the small mountain village of New Denver in the West Kootenays. Facilitated by the Healthy Community Society, it centres on activities at Lucerne Elementary Secondary School in SD #10 Arrow Lakes. The Farm to School program has given a...
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Sutton District High School – Farm to School Report
03
Jan

Community Based Education Head

Sutton District High School, Sutton, ON 2017-2018 (Year 2) Our School is Sutton District High School. We can be found in a small rural town called Sutton which is located near the southern shore of Lake Simcoe in Georgina. We have 455 students enrolled at the school, of which 375 are enrolled in day school...
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01
Sep

Maggie’s Salad Bar

Princess Margaret Secondary School, Penticton, BC The Farm to School grant offered by Farm to cafeteria Canada and the Whole Kids Foundation was just what we needed to kick start a salad bar program at our high school in Penticton, BC. My name is Tristan Mennell and I have the good fortune of running the...
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We Are Growing More Than Greens In Our Garden…
01
Sep

We Are Growing More Than Greens in Our Garden…

Victoria High School, Victoria, BC Victoria High School, in the heart of the Fernwood Community, is Victoria’s oldest school. In fact, our school archives have a photograph of Vic High Students in the early 1900’s working on plots of vegetable gardens. It is incredible now, as 4 years ago we started to create or rather...
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23
Aug

Local From Start to Finish

Hagersville Secondary School, Hagersville, ON As a chef and the teacher responsible for the Foods’ Program at Hagersville Secondary School, Sarah Compton has always been excited to share her knowledge about the cooking and purchasing of good fresh foods. This year Sarah, rolled up her sleeves with her students to dig into Farm to School....
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16
Jun

“The Salad Bar Was A Huge Hit Today”

Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay , Queen Charolotte, BC “The salad bar was a huge hit today. Local carrots, kale salad with Hollyhock dressing, 3 potato salads -a traditional, a wasabi & a vinaigrette; (our vegan option) Amazing nut & bean veggie burgers, baked Halibut with sea asparagus tartar, and barbequed teriyaki spring salmon. Phew! Student prepared,...
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# **Looking for some inspiration while applying for your F2S Canada Grant?****There's PLENTY of inspiring stories on our grant page! Each of our grant schools has taken the farm to school approach and made it their own. **Riverview Middle School in NB was awarded a grant in 2018 and as a result of their Seed to Sub program, students: * Know how to grow and prepare their own food * Are eating better * Talk to their parents about healthy food * Are selling their produce to the school’s food service provider, raising funds for their school while learning valuable financial skills * Have reduced the school’s carbon footprint * Enjoy engaging with their towers – this is especially impactful among students with behaviour challenges and special needs**Start applying today and bring more local, healthy and sustainable food into your school!**Whole Kids Foundation #farm2school #schoolfood #localfood #handsonfoodliteracywww.farmtocafeteriacanada.ca/our-work/farm-to-school-canada/farm-to-school-grants/ ... See MoreSee Less
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