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Hospital to purchase more Ontario food
28
Jul

Hospital to Purchase More Ontario Food

Health Sciences North plans to include more Ontario products on its menus for patients and visitors. The hospital will participate in the Greenbelt Fund’s Local Food Challenge to more than double the amount of food it purchases from Ontario growers and producers for patient meals. Click here to see the full article Source: Sudbury Northern Life Kelowna...
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Close-up: Kelowna farm to table movement flourishing
15
Jul

Close-up: Kelowna farm to table movement flourishing

Reporter Kathy Michaels explains how Kelowna has emerged as a full-fledged foodie destination. Click here to see the full article Source: Kelowna Capital News Journalist: Kathy Michaels Date: July 4, 2014
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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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11
Oct

Schools, campuses show an appetite for local food

  VANCOUVER/Vancouver Sun/ – Most Canadian schools teach children about local foods as part of their regular curriculum, but only 14 per cent have an offical policy or contract that requires local procurement, according to respondents to a national survey by Farm to Cafeteria Canada. About 90 per cent of the 144 schools that completed the recent...
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11
Oct

Campuses drive local food purchasing: survey

VANCOUVER/Tyee/ – Colleges and universities are driving local food procurement in the public sphere, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Farm to Cafeteria Canada, is the first of its kind to look at local food purchasing by public institutions across Canada. In total, 239 representatives from colleges and universities, public schools and health care facilities...
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08
Oct

Local food partnership will serve healthier school meals

CBC News, August 27th. 2013 The Francophone South school district and a co-operative of farmers in southeastern New Brunswick are joining together to put more local food on the menu in school cafeterias this year. Really Local Harvest, a co-operative of 28 farms in southeastern New Brunswick, and the school district have created a new non-profit...
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