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La Loche modular farm to grow fresh produce for school, community
Dene High School recieves $220K grant from PC Children’s Charity By fall there will be fresh, locally-grown produce in La Loche for the high school’s breakfast and lunch programs and the wider community, thanks to a modular farm the size of a shipping container. Students from Dene High School are training to grow and harvest their...
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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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Serving up Local: Manual for Increasing Local Foods in Long-Term Care Serving up Local: Manual for Increasing Local Foods in Long-Term Care
Manual for Increasing Local Foods in Long-Term Care This manual is a collection of good practices resulting from the experience of nine long-term care (LTC) homes in three regions in the Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario as part of the Serving Up Local project from May 2016 to January 2018. It is designed to provide resources and...
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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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Norman Johnston: From Field to Table
Norman Johnston Secondary Alternate Program is the poster child for high impact school food programs. With Mark Frankish as the Foods Program teacher, Laura Cardiff as the Garden Program teacher and all round healthy food advocate teacher Sally Collins leading the charge, Norman Johnston has changed the way their students feel about coming to school. As an...
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Whole Kids Foundation 2018 Report
A look at the early impact of the Farm to School Canada Grant Program Throughout Canada and the United States, a momentum of activity is taking place to get fresh healthy foods from nearby farms, lands, and waters into the minds and onto the plates of students. Sparked by motivation to improve student nutrition, food...
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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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Ontario F2S Salad Bar Promotion Contest
Classroom Graphic Design Studio Package Farm to Cafeteria Canada is looking to help schools promote their Farm to School salad bars to students. This contest is being run as a trial and is open to Ontario elementary and secondary school students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. We want to see advertising posters and social media...
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Victoria High Farm
Their school may be in the middle of the city, but Vic High students are about to get a lesson in farming. “It just makes me happy to be outside and doing something positive, and seeing the results of plants growing,” explained student Kenni Apt. Victoria’s first school farm will see students cultivate their own...
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