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Nourishing School Communities
The Case for Carrots: A Healthy School Food Public-Private Partnership
June 2016 – Nourishing School Communities (NSC) partners recently presented a case study and poster on the first two years of a public-private partnership with the Lunch Lady at the Transforming the Food Environment conference in Toronto, Ontario. Founded in 1993 by Ruthie Burd, the Lunch Lady is Canada’s largest privately-owned elementary school food provider....
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Photo Above: A mural depicting the Saskatchewan First Nations School Garden Program. Graphic Facilitation: Shelley Keyes. First Nations school communities in Southeastern Saskatchewan have started a school garden program to help children, youth and families make healthy, local, and sustainable food choices. There are three schools involved: Chief Gabriel Cote Education Complex, Keeseekoose Chiefs Education Centre,...
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Nourishing School Communities
NRC KIDS IN FOCUS webinar series presents: Nourishing School Communities: From School Nutrition Policies to Reality When public-private partnerships work towards healthier school food. When: Thursday, December 4, 2014 Time: 12:00 PM Nourishing School Communities is a collaborative, evidence- based initiative that aims to give school children across Canada a fresh new perspective on food. Our partners...
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All Smiles For Farm to School, Notre Dame Elementary School, Edmunston, NB / Petits visages souriants pour célébrer le Mois De la ferme à l’école, école élémentaire Notre-Dame, Edmundston, N.-B.
Photo: All Smiles for Farm to School, at Ecole Notre Dame. in Edmunston NB New Brunswick (October 15, 2014) – This October as part of Canada’s first national Farm to School Month Campaign, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is announcing exciting school and after-school healthy local food initiatives in New Brunswick. Starting this fall, various...
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Harvesting Potatoes at Bernice MacNaughton High School, Moncton NB / Récolte de pommes de terre, école secondaire Bernice MacNaughton, Moncton, N.-B.
Photo: Potato Harvet at Bernice MacNaughton High School in Moncton NB When Rachel Schofield Martin first took on the job of running her school’s cafeteria, one of her biggest challenges was distribution. She had the approval of her administration, the support of her school board, and the cooperation of her cook. She even had farmers...
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Lessons From Haida Gwaii
Photo Above: A mural depicting the vision of the first Learning Lab on Haida Gwaii. Photo by Kiku Dhanwant. Haida Gwaii, an archipelago of islands on the north coast of British Columbia is home to fewer than 5,000 people (most of whom live on one of two main islands) and an abundance of local food resources....
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