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Regency Acres P.S.
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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F2S grant story 2016
Edward Milne Infusing Home Economics with Local Food Edward Milne Community School, Sooke, BC Patrick Gale is the Foods and Nutrition (grades 9 to 12) program teacher at Edward Milne Community School in Sooke, BC. He takes a local food system perspective in his work. Sourcing local food is an important piece of the program....
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Huband Park Elementary School in Courtenay BC is a rural school in a beautiful neighbourhood about 10 minutes north of town. It has Seal Bay Nature Park close by with multiple trails for students to use and a salmon bearing creek that runs through the property.  As a rural school, there are a number of...
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Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary, Hazelton, BC Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School is located in the village of Gitanmaax, in the Upper Skeena region of Northwestern BC, located on Gitxsan Territory. The beautiful Stekyoden mountain overlooks the school, with the Bulkley and Skeena rivers flowing by below it. Majagaleehl Gali Aks has been participating in a...
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Mile 108 Elementary School
Mile 108 Elementary School, 108 Mile Ranch, BC Mile 108 Elementary School has been running a Hot Lunch program for several years. Led by our enthusiastic coordinator, Roxanne Sutton, we applied for and received the Farm to Cafeteria Salad Bar Grant.  It has long been our dream to bring more to our lunch program, including introducing...
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Rockheights Middle School
Rockheights Middle School, Victoria, BC Rockheights Middle School, located in the Township of Esquimalt is a school with 215 students, 56% of whom are considered at risk in the vulnerability index. For our specific garden project, a class of 25 grade six students and five grade 8 students are directly involved. Our grade 8 students are...
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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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From Field Trips to Salad Bar Equipped
Colquitz Middle School, Victoria BC Since 1995, I have worked at Colquitz Middle School, in Victoria B.C.  For many years, I drove by beautiful Glanford Greenhouses on my morning commute to school without ever stopping in to visit. While on the hunt for potential future field trips, I finally decided I needed to stop in,...
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Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary School, By Laury Carriere One of the first things I noticed about Crawford Bay School was the focus on food. During my first month as principal in 2015, I was in the school garden during a primary class activity and students were gleefully eating arugula from the greenhouse. One little boy was...
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Building strong sense of community, equality and belonging around the table
Lucerne Elementary-Secondary School, New Denver, BC New Denver is in the southeast corner of B.C., nestled in the Selkirk Mountains and on the shores of the beautiful Slocan Lake.  Our school, Lucerne, draws from a population of only a thousand people and makes up for its small size with some wonderful programs, a special group of...
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