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Students begin farming to help the Abbotsford Food Bank
15
Jul

Students begin farming to help the Abbotsford Food Bank

Abbotsford News/ Abbotsford Students at Eugene Reimer Middle School are growing vegetables to support the Abbotsford Food Bank. As part of the “Farm to Food Bank” program, which begins with an interactive workshop, students will grow and nurture starter plants and seeds. Click here to see the full article Source: Abbotsford News Journalist: Staff Writer Date: July 4,...
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07
Jul

Hospital Food Overhaul Urged

He’s like the Jamie Oliver of hospital food. A UK-based “better hospital food” advocate is bringing his campaign to Ontario, calling for fresh, local food to be served. Click here to see the full article Source: Ottawa Sun Journalist: Kelly Roche Date: May 29, 2014
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07
Jul

New Program Brings Healthy Snacks Into the Classroom

Every parent knows it’s tough to get kids to eat their fruits and veggies, but what if fresh, nutritious snacks were provided at school? The Chatham-Kent Student Nutrition Program launched the area’s first Farm to School nutrition pilot program on March 31. Click here to see the full article Source: Chatham Daily News Journalist: Dan Taekema Date: May...
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07
Jul

When Student Nutrition and Local Food Meet, the Results are Promising

Have you ever skipped breakfast or lunch during your work day and found yourself unable to concentrate? Or maybe you’ve made a bad food choice and find yourself jittery with caffeine or sugar? Perhaps you’re sluggish in the afternoon after eating a nutrient-deficient lunch or unable to resist the boardroom table proffering pastries and doughnuts. ...
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07
Jul

New Local Food Rules Offer New Opportunities for Producers

NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Brunswick government’s new buy local policy for meetings and events is a good step but could lead to future opportunities for food producers and companies, according to a Fredericton business owner. Click here to see the full article Source: CBC News Journalist: Daniel McHardie  Date: Jun 27, 2014
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The Benefits of Gardening and Food Growing for Health and Wellbeing
26
Jun

The Benefits of Gardening and Food Growing for Health and Wellbeing

This review is designed to support decision making and to encourage health professionals to actively use gardening and food growing as part of the health care service provision. by Garden Organic and Sustain Gareth Davies, Maria Devereaux, Margi Lennartsson, Ulrich Schmutz and Sarah Williams Download a the full report here: The Benefits of Gardening and Food...
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Health Impact Assessment: HB 2800: Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Policy
26
Jun

Health Impact Assessment: HB 2800: Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Policy

A 2011 report evaluating the potential impacts of Oregon’s Farm to School Garden legislation. Download a the full report here: Health Impact Assessment
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Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals
26
Jun

Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals

A “toolbox” from the Center for Ecoliteracy presenting research from around the US, interviews with food service professionals, stakeholders and staff, and presentation material for “making the case” to school administration, key partners, teachers and parents. Download a the full report here: Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals
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Farm to Cafeteria Initiatives
26
Jun

Farm to Cafeteria Initiatives: Connections with the Tribal Food Sovereignty Movement

This publication seeks to profile work underway in Native America to restore traditional food systems for children in tribal schools.  Download a the full report here: Farm to Cafeteria Initiatives
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Eating Our Peas and Carrots
26
Jun

Eating Our Peas and Carrots: Strategies for Expanding k-12 Access to Fruits and Vegetables Through Supply Chain Innovation and Investment

An evaluation of Upper Midwest school district’s use of fruits and vegetables in K-12 settings and the nature of supply chains that currently provide produce. Download a the full report here: Eating Our Peas and Carrots
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